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Giant Crocus for Naturalizing

  • SKU: 85539
  • For each offer ordered, get 50 giant crocus bulbs
  • Zones: 4 - 8(-30° F.)
  • Height: 4-6 inches
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
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Giant Crocus for Naturalizing

Description
One of the Earliest Bloomers!
Often the first sign of spring in the garden, Giant Crocus come in a variety of bright colors and really liven up the barren, post-winter landscape. We've selected big, healthy bulbs in a balanced blend of hues for our crocus mixture. Plant them liberally throughout a border, within a sunny rock garden, under trees and shrubs, or in a container, and you'll be rewarded with a mix of fragrant, cup-shaped blooms in the early-spring season. Since they only grow to 6" tall, crocus make a great ground cover planting, too! Easy to grow, they need only well-drained soil and a sunny spot to thrive. Deer tend to avoid. Hardy in Zones 3-9.
Product Details
  • SeasonFall
  • Unit of Measure50 giant crocus bulbs
  • LightFull sun to partial shade.
  • Height4-6 inches
  • Spread4-6 inches
  • Spacing3 - 4 inches
  • Zones4 - 8(-30° F.)
  • FoliageNarrow, grass-like borne with or shortly after the blooms.
  • Flower FormSmall cup shaped blooms.
  • ColorMixture of colcors.
  • BloomsEarly spring
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained soil.
  • Growth RateModerate grow rate. Should grow to full height and bloom first season.
  • CommentsMix generous amounts of peat moss, compost or well-rotted manure into the soil to improve drainage. Remove faded flowers but leave foliage intact until it dies back naturally. Use 5-10-5 fertilizer at planting & in spring. One of the first bulbs to bloom in the spring. In zones 9-10, pre-cool bulbs in fridge (keep fruit in sealed bags) for 6-8 weeks and plant. Lift after foliage dies and store over summer in cool area.
  • Botanical NameCrocus vernus mix
  • HeaderOne of the Earliest Bloomers!
  • Depth3 inches
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Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/11 6/4 5/7
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 3/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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