Crocus

The crocus is essentially known as a Spring flowering bulb, although some varieties can flower in Autumn and Winter.

Crocus Imperati

Crocus Imperati

The Spring crocus flowers February to April and the Autumn crocus flowers August to October.

All crocus have wine glass shaped flowers and very narrow leaves.

Crocus

Crocus

Crocus flowers in many different colours.

They generally grow in clumps to a height of 3 to 5 inches.

Yellow Crocus

Yellow Crocus

The bulbs can be planted to a depth of 3 inches in September-October (Spring flowering) and July (Autumn flowering).

Purple Crocus

Purple Crocus

Crocus prefer well drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Purple Crocus

Purple Crocus

They look very pretty when planted in groups at the foot of a tree or shrub as well as in a rockery, border or container.