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PlantFiles: Giant Dutch Crocus
Crocus vernus 'Flower Record'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crocus (KROH-kus) (Info)
Species: vernus (VER-nus) (Info)
Cultivar: Flower Record

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Silver/Gray
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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 orange_knickers On May 12, 2005, orange_knickers from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

A welcome site to the dull winters garden. Long lasting blooms, even in the late snow storms.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Loveland, Colorado
Divernon, Illinois
Macy, Indiana
Durham, Maine
Owosso, Michigan
St Paul, Minnesota
Florence, Mississippi
Brunswick, Missouri
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dayton, Ohio
West Valley City, Utah
Leesburg, Virginia
Seattle, Washington
Johnstown, Wyoming
Riverton, Wyoming



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