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Wild Crocus Bulbs Ruby Giant

Showy, velvety deep purple flowers with orange anthers add great color to the early spring garden. (Crocus tommasinianus)
Bag of 25

Price: $11.95

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Details:

Height: 3-4" tall
Bulb Spacing: 16 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Early spring
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Purple Wild Crocus Bulbs Ruby Giant, Crocus tommasinianus, Wild Crocus, Snow Crocus or Specie Crocus
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Details
SKU 6CROC25
Common Name Wild Crocus, Snow Crocus or Specie Crocus
Botanical Name Crocus tommasinianus
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Purple
Mature Height 3-4" tall
Bulb Size 5/+ cm
Bulb Spacing 16 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 3" deep
Bloom Time Early spring
Plant Type / Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Advantages Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow, Containers, Groundcover, Grow in the Lawn
Special Groups N/A
Native N/A
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Showy, velvety deep purple flowers with orange anthers add great color to any spring garden. (Crocus tommasinianus)

These are the ones called 'Snow Crocus' for obvious reasons. They bloom well before the Dutch Crocus, so for a long season of crocus bloom, plant them both. They work almost exactly the same. Unlike the Dutch crocus group of hybrids, these are true 'wild bulbs'--species crocus that grow in the wild in Greece and other areas. Add these jewel-toned beauties to your wildflower collection, and you'll enjoy them for years.

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3.4

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5.0

As advertized!

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from Souderton, Pa.

About Me Avid Gardener

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Early Bloomer
  • Eye Catching Color
  • Hardy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Lawn

    Comments about American Meadows Wild Crocus Bulbs Ruby Giant:

    I placed groups of 15 to 20 bulbs in groups across my lawn and every spring I get compliments on the splashes of color. Very hardy and last up to 3 weeks in full bloom. I purchase some every year and just keep adding them in different places. They look so good against the drab grass which is weeks away from coming to life.

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    • Personal
     
    1.0

    Sadly None Sprouted

    By 

    from Minnesota

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        • Garden
        • Outdoors

        Comments about American Meadows Wild Crocus Bulbs Ruby Giant:

        Planted these bulbs correctly, but unfortunately non sprouted.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My Favorite Crocus

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        from Moline, IL

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Feeds Bees
        • Great Color
        • Multipies
        • No Maintenance
        • Very Early Blooms

        Cons

        • Never enough

        Best Uses

        • Cemeteries
        • Containers
        • Edgings
        • Lawns

        Comments about American Meadows Wild Crocus Bulbs Ruby Giant:

        I have found that these lovely gems do best when planted 3 inches deep here in my zone 5 clay soil. They feed the hungry bees in early spring and I can boast to have flowers when everyone else has none.

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        1.0

        Planted last fall NOT ONE CAME UP!

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        from MN

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              Comments about American Meadows Wild Crocus Bulbs Ruby Giant:

              Not a good product!!!

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              pretty in purple

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              from ohio

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              • All came up

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • Planted Around The Bird B

              Comments about American Meadows Wild Crocus Bulbs Ruby Giant:

              very nice and deep purple. they look good around the bird bath. got them fast and going to buy more.

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              Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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              As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

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