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Crocus Species ‘Ruby Giant’

Crocus

Small Flowering Crocus bulbs are one of the earliest bulbs to bloom. Ruby Giant comes in a beautiful violet color with silvery and orange details.

Small Flowering Crocus bulbs, or Species Crocus bulb, are one of the earlies bulbs to bloom and mark the first signs of Spring.

Species crocus are very short (4 inches) and are great for borders and naturalizing. Plant them en masse to provide the landscape with a splash of color.

Species Crocus bulbs will return for several years if the foliage is allowed to die off.

 

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Growing Tips

Early Flowering (February - March) Perform best in sandy, well drained soil Planting Depth: 3" (7.5cm) Spacing: 2-3" (5-7.5cm) Bloom Duration: 3 weeks

Description

  • Small Flowering Crocus bulbs can be used for borders and naturalizing
  • We offer top sized Species Crocus bulbs (6+)
  • Crocus bulbs prefer full sun but willalso tolerate some shade
  • Crocus bulbs do not like wet feet and require well-drained soil
  • Fertilize Crocus bulbs when the foliage pushes through the soil in spring. We recommend a general low-nitrogen fertilizer.
  • Small Flowering Crocus bulbs can be scattered when planting
  • Crocus bulbs should be planted at a depth of double the height of the bulb

Additional information

Common name

Crocus

Hardiness Zone

3-8

Height

4 Inches

Spread

1 Inches

Planting Depth

2-4 Inches

Bloom Time

Early Spring

Shipping Season

Fall

Color

Purple

Characteristics

Average, Border or Bed, Container, Ground Cover, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Partial Shade

Packaging

10 Retail Packages of 25 Bulbs, Size 6/+, Bin Display Box of 150 Bulbs, Size 6/+