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White Crocus bulbs

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White Crocus bulbs

The price is for package of 3 bulbs.

This variety is famous for its delightful fragrance. There's nothing like closing your eyes and breathing in the sweet scent of Spring! 

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White Crocus bulbs

The price is for package of 3 bulbs.

This variety is famous for its delightful fragrance. There's nothing like closing your eyes and breathing in the sweet scent of Spring! 

Crocus (English plural: crocuses or croci) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from corms. Many are cultivated for their flowers appearing in autumn, winter, or spring. The spice saffron is obtained from the stigmas of Crocus sativus, an autumn-blooming species. Crocuses are native to woodland, scrub, and meadows from sea level to alpine tundra in central and southern Europe, in particular Krokos, Greece, on the islands of the Aegean, North Africa and the Middle East, and across Central Asia to Xinjiang Province in western China.

The cup-shaped, solitary, salverform flower tapers off into a narrow tube. Their colors vary enormously, although lilac, mauve, yellow, and white are predominant. The grass-like, ensiform leaf shows generally a white central stripe along the leaf axis. The leaf margin is entire.

A crocus has three stamens, while a similar-looking toxic plant, colchicum, sometimes popularly referred to as "autumn crocus", has six stamens. In addition, crocus have one style, while colchicum have three.

About 30 of the species are cultivated, including Crocus sativus for saffron production. The varieties cultivated for decoration mainly represent five species: C. vernus, C. chrysanthus, C. flavus, C. sieberi, and C. tommasinianus. Among the first flowers to bloom in spring, crocuses are popular with gardeners. Their flowering time varies from the late winter C. tommasinianus to the later large hybridized and selected Giant "Dutch crocuses" (C. vernus). Crocus flowers and leaves are protected from frost by a waxy cuticle; in areas where snow and frost occasionally occur in the early spring, it is not uncommon to see early flowering crocuses blooming through a light late snowfall.

Saffron Bulbs can be purchased here

F 81
3 Items

Data sheet

HEIRLOOM ?
Yes
Handpicked seeds ?
Handpicked seeds
Perennial ?
Perennial plant : Yes
Plant height ?
10 - 20 cm
Suitable for pot?
Suitable for pot: Yes
Organic/natural?
Yes
Resistant to cold and frost ?
Resistant to cold and frost

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