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Giant Crocus for Naturalizing
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 8-9 cm bulb
- Zone: 3 to 9
- Bloom Time: Early Spring
- Height: 4–5"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- SKU: 83733
- Availability: In Stock
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Our selection of Giant Crocus for Naturalizing makes it easy to to warm up the early spring garden. Scatter these hardy bulbs across your flower beds and their bright yellow and purple buds will put an end to winter's chill, even if there's a bit of snow still on the ground. Perennial crocus bulbs spread on their own, adding more colour to your garden every year.
Crocuses (Crocus vernus) are early-blooming bulbs with cup-shaped flowers and light green foliage. Individual plants in the collection produce yellow, lavender or white blossoms. These hardy plant grow nearly anywhere. Plant giant crocus bulbs in the fall, about 3 inches deep and 3 to 4 inches apart in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. They prefer half to full sun and require minimal care.
Reaching only 4 to 5 inches high, these dainty charmers are an ideal choice for naturalizing lawns or adding spring colour to wooded areas. Combine daffodils, grape hyacinth and giant crocus for naturalizing large areas like fields and hillsides. Plant your giant crocus bulbs around shrubs or in your lawn for a carefree, natural look, or fill beds and borders with their early colour. Scatter spring sunshine across your garden with these cheery giant crocuses.
- Botanical Name Crocus vernus
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-9
- Flowering Time Early Spring
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Mixture of various colors
- Flower Form Cup-shaped flower
- Foliage Type Narrow, grass-like borne with or shortly after the blooms.
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 9
- Height/Habit 4–5"
- Spread 3 - 4 inches
- Planting Instructions 3" deep and 3-4" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Not needed
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/13/18 - 10/26/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/26/18|
|Last Order Date||10/15/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/19- 6/16/19|
|5B||2/26/19 - 6/16/19|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/19 - 6/16/19|
|Last Order Date||6/18/2019|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/19- 6/1/19|
|5A||4/12/19 - 6/1/19|
|5B||3/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|6A & 6B||3/5/19 - 6/1/19|
|7A & 7B||2/26/19 - 6/1/19|
|8A & 8B||2/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|9A - 10B||1/22/19 - 6/1/19|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
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If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|