Crocus Pickwick

Snow (Specie) Crocus

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BCRPI

Periwinkle flowers with lilac blue stripes and base. A terrific naturalizer, Crocus Pickwick is great for garden beds and borders as well. An heirloom plant from 1925. 15 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 8-9 cm.

Details

Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 4-6"
Spacing: Plant 3" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Purple
Accent: White

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing

Crocus General Information

Crocus can be successfully grown in a lawn for a spring meadow effect. For best effect, plant in drifts of 20 or more bulbs. Crocus naturalize well.

Crocus Plant Care

Plant in fall in well-drained, sandy soil in full sun to partial shade. Plant bulbs 3" deep and 3" apart. Hold off on mowing the lawn in spring until the crocus foliage begins to die back. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.