Spring crocus is a plant which belongs to the Crocus genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (vernus) means 'flowering in spring'.
Spring crocus grows as a perennial and is a flower / ornamental. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).
Spring crocus normally grows with a clump-forming habit to a mature height of 15.0 cm (that's 5.85 inches imperial). This plant tends to bloom in early spring.
Try planting Spring crocus if you'd like to attract bees to your garden.
As Spring crocus is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Spring crocus have been kindly provided by our members.
Keep in mind when planting that Spring crocus is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will survive though longer winters with little or no damage.
See our list of companion Plants for Spring crocus to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These estimates for how long Spring crocus takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
Average 117 days | Min 31 days | Max 3094 days (8)
Average 494 days | Min 494 days | Max 494 days (1)
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Crocus vernus (L.) Hill
I have grown Species Crocuses for many years on my balcony. They begin to flower in Feb/March. I plant them under Pansies in pots & they flower very well before spring starts. I have just planted some
Amarylis about growing Spring crocus
Pickwick is starting to fade, they blossomed better than I thought that they would and are travelling along better than the Joan of Arc crocus.
Sheep about growing Spring crocus 'Pickwick'
Lets talk about the growing,caring and transplanting of Crocuses - do feel free to upload your photos of this lovely ...14 members / 6 topics