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Crocus Jumbo Bulbs - Orange Monarch

Jumbo Crocus (C. vernus) - Larger than the botanical crocuses, "Jumbos" make a splash of early spring colour. Plant in your lawn, between shrubs, in borders, or in patio containers. They bloom a few weeks after the botanical crocuses - mixing both will create a long-flowering carpet of colour! Flowers February-March. Height 10cm. Orange Monarch - Large-flowered Dutch type, producing big, orange blooms feathered with a purple flame. Bulb size 5+cm. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of bulbs. All bulbs are sourced from cultivated stocks.)

Crocuses are among the first heralds of spring. Their cups of vivid colours make such a welcome splash of colour that you’ll just want to keep planting more and more. A magnet for bees in early spring!

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Jumbo Crocus (C. vernus) - Larger than the botanical crocuses, "Jumbos" make a splash of early spring colour. Plant in your lawn, between shrubs, in borders, or in patio containers. They bloom a few weeks after the botanical crocuses - mixing both will create a long-flowering carpet of colour! Flowers February-March. Height 10cm. Orange Monarch - Large-flowered Dutch type, producing big, orange blooms feathered with a purple flame. Bulb size 5+cm. (Bulb sizes quoted in centimetres refer to the circumference of bulbs. All bulbs are sourced from cultivated stocks.)

Crocuses are among the first heralds of spring. Their cups of vivid colours make such a welcome splash of colour that you’ll just want to keep planting more and more. A magnet for bees in early spring!

Colour:Orange

Hardiness:-15 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:True

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:1-10cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:1-10cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:True

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:True

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:True

Planting bulbs in groups will produce a colourful spring display. For best results plant your delivery of bulbs as soon as possible, although tulips can benefit from planting in November as this will help to avoid frost damage to early shoot tips in spring. When planting choose an area that is freely drained as bulbs will rot in waterlogged areas. As a general rule for outdoor planting, you should bury the bulb to a depth three times the height of the bulb. Small bulbs can be planted 10-15 cm (4-6") apart and larger bulbs such as daffodils and tulips plant 15-20cm (6-8") apart. If planting in containers, bulbs can be planted closer together but ensure they are not touching each other. Containers that will bloom for months! By planting layers of different bulb varieties your containers could be blooming from February to May! Cover the pot's hole with at least 5cm of small stones or crocks to improve drainage, and use a 50/50 mix of good quality compost and garden soil. Allow just 1cm gap between bulbs and don't allow them to touch the sides of the pot. Provide protection over winter, and move outside when the first green shoots appear in spring.
Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Attractive to pollinators. Prefers full sun or partial shade.
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