Crocus chrysanthus Fuscotinctus

Crocus Fuscotinctus

A beautiful form of a species crocus which will naturalise well, Crocus chrysanthus Fuscotinctus is golden-yellow, with pretty brown streaks on the outside of the petals and golden-orange stamens. The flowers have a sweet scent, and appear early – Crocus chrysanthus is sometimes called the ‘snow crocus’. The grassy leaves set off the flowers beautifully. Crocus Fuscotinctus is best planted in September; plant close together, as this crocus likes to be crowded. It can also be planted in pots, and makes a lovely posy for the house.

Site: Tolerates some exposure
Soil: Any fertile, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Planting period: September
Flowering period: Late winter to early spring
Planting: Depth: 4” (10cm) Spacing: no more than 2” (5cm)
Height: 4” (10cm)

Type | Size: Bulbs | Pack of 7
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