Snow Crocus, Golden Crocus
Crocus chrysanthus 'Cream Beauty'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crocus (KROH-kus) (Info)
Species: chrysanthus (kris-ANTH-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Cream Beauty

Category:

Bulbs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

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

Regional

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

Garberville, California

Hebron, Kentucky

Toledo, Ohio

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 14, 2012, Clary from Lewisburg, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Very beautiful shape, small but tall, and with a saffron center that can be seen from afar. Great for woodland gardens!

Positive

On Mar 20, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Cream Beauty has proved to have a floweringseason about five weeks and it has withstand heavy rainfall excellent. Surprising!

Positive

On Nov 15, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Creamy yellow variety that just stands out. Easy to grow and requires little, if any, maintenance. They naturalize well and are also great for forcing indoors.