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Crocus vernus 'Jeanne d'Arc'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crocus (KROH-kus) (Info)
Species: vernus (VER-nus) (Info)
Cultivar: Jeanne d'Arc
Additional cultivar information: (aka Joan of Arc)

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ladyrowan On Mar 14, 2004, ladyrowan from Garberville, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a lovely little crocus, which I have planted along with its Yellow and solid Purple cousins in a strawberry pot, as well as in my back lawn. The effect is amazing!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Juneau, Alaska
Garberville, California
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Chicago, Illinois
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Prince Frederick, Maryland
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Owosso, Michigan
Pinconning, Michigan
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Coshocton, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
Montrose-ghent, Ohio
West Valley City, Utah



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