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Large-flowering crocus: Crocus vernus ssp. vernus

Large-flowering crocus The familiar large-flowering spring crocus is available in a range of colors, including pink, yellow, white, blue, and lavender. Because of its small stature, it is ideal for rock gardens. This cultivar returns year after year, and the plants multiply, spreading naturally over time. It may be forced in pots for winter bloom. Crocus vernus ssp. vernus bulb yellow pink lavender white ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,purple-flushed ovate- to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,palmate leaves,,,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,palmate leaves,,,,palmate leaves,,glossy, ovate leaves,,,,opposite, simple, ovate to elliptic leaves,,,obovate leaves,,obovate leaves,,obovate leaves,,,lush, straplike leaves,,rich green leaflets with hooked tendrils,,oval leaves with smooth margins in green, yellow, or red with contrasting colors, often marking veins,,long, straplike leaves,,heart-shaped to arrow-shaped leaves,,fernlike foliage,,fernlike palmate leaves,,fernlike palmate leaves,,,,,,,fernlike palmate leaves,,ovate leaves,,ovate, dark-green and gold striped leaves,,lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,broad swordlike,lance-shaped to palm-shaped leaves,,lance- to palm-shaped leaves,,lance- to palm-shaped leaves,,threadlike pinnate leaves,,lightly crinkled leaves with finely cut margins,,,ovate medium-green leaves with creamy-white margins,,,lustrous, oval to lanceolate,,,veined leaves mature to purple in fall,,,veined leaves mature to purple in fall,,,veined, somewhat glossy leaves mature to purple-red in fall,,,ovate leaves,,,fine-textured leaflets,,,narrow, arching leaves,,,fernlike pinnate leaves,,oval leaflets on compound leaves, light green with occasional flushes of purple,,pinnate leaves with 3-lobed leaflets,,pinnate leaves with lobed leaflets,,oval to heart-shaped leaves with toothed margins, dark green above, hairy-white beneath, fading to yellow-green to gold in fall,,,leathery, ovate, toothed leaves,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,finely dissected, compound leaves,,,,finely dissected, compound leaves,,ovate leaves,,rounded, glossy leaves,,,heart-shaped, bristly leaves,,thick, fleshy, oval leaves,oblong, glossy summer leaves fade to purple-red in fall,,,toothed, curved leaves,,,,erect, linear, straplike leaves,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,thin grasslike foliage,,thin grasslike foliage,,,,thin grasslike foliage,,thin, grasslike foliage,,,,thin, grasslike foliage,,,,,, upright upright ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,purple-flushed ovate- to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,palmate leaves,,,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,palmate leaves,,,,palmate leaves,,glossy, ovate leaves,,,,opposite, simple, ovate to elliptic leaves,,,obovate leaves,,obovate leaves,,obovate leaves,,,lush, straplike leaves,,rich green leaflets with hooked tendrils,,oval leaves with smooth margins in green, yellow, or red with contrasting colors, often marking veins,,long, straplike leaves,,heart-shaped to arrow-shaped leaves,,fernlike foliage,,fernlike palmate leaves,,fernlike palmate leaves,,,,,,,fernlike palmate leaves,,ovate leaves,,ovate, dark-green and gold striped leaves,,lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,broad swordlike,lance-shaped to palm-shaped leaves,,lance- to palm-shaped leaves,,lance- to palm-shaped leaves,,threadlike pinnate leaves,,lightly crinkled leaves with finely cut margins,,,ovate medium-green leaves with creamy-white margins,,,lustrous, oval to lanceolate,,,veined leaves mature to purple in fall,,,veined leaves mature to purple in fall,,,veined, somewhat glossy leaves mature to purple-red in fall,,,ovate leaves,,,fine-textured leaflets,,,narrow, arching leaves,,,fernlike pinnate leaves,,oval leaflets on compound leaves, light green with occasional flushes of purple,,pinnate leaves with 3-lobed leaflets,,pinnate leaves with lobed leaflets,,oval to heart-shaped leaves with toothed margins, dark green above, hairy-white beneath, fading to yellow-green to gold in fall,,,leathery, ovate, toothed leaves,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,finely dissected, compound leaves,,,,finely dissected, compound leaves,,ovate leaves,,rounded, glossy leaves,,,heart-shaped, bristly leaves,,thick, fleshy, oval leaves,oblong, glossy summer leaves fade to purple-red in fall,,,toothed, curved leaves,,,,erect, linear, straplike leaves,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,thin grasslike foliage,,thin grasslike foliage,,,,thin grasslike foliage,,thin, grasslike foliage,,,,thin, grasslike foliage,, medium-green ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,purple-flushed ovate- to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,palmate leaves,,,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,palmate leaves,,,,palmate leaves,,glossy, ovate leaves,,,,opposite, simple, ovate to elliptic leaves,,,obovate leaves,,obovate leaves,,obovate leaves,,,lush, straplike leaves,,rich green leaflets with hooked tendrils,,oval leaves with smooth margins in green, yellow, or red with contrasting colors, often marking veins,,long, straplike leaves,,heart-shaped to arrow-shaped leaves,,fernlike foliage,,fernlike palmate leaves,,fernlike palmate leaves,,,,,,,fernlike palmate leaves,,ovate leaves,,ovate, dark-green and gold striped leaves,,lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,ovate to lance-shaped leaves,,broad swordlike,lance-shaped to palm-shaped leaves,,lance- to palm-shaped leaves,,lance- to palm-shaped leaves,,threadlike pinnate leaves,,lightly crinkled leaves with finely cut margins,,,ovate medium-green leaves with creamy-white margins,,,lustrous, oval to lanceolate,,,veined leaves mature to purple in fall,,,veined leaves mature to purple in fall,,,veined, somewhat glossy leaves mature to purple-red in fall,,,ovate leaves,,,fine-textured leaflets,,,narrow, arching leaves,,,fernlike pinnate leaves,,oval leaflets on compound leaves, light green with occasional flushes of purple,,pinnate leaves with 3-lobed leaflets,,pinnate leaves with lobed leaflets,,oval to heart-shaped leaves with toothed margins, dark green above, hairy-white beneath, fading to yellow-green to gold in fall,,,leathery, ovate, toothed leaves,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,highly dissected, feathery foliage,,finely dissected, compound leaves,,,,finely dissected, compound leaves,,ovate leaves,,rounded, glossy leaves,,,heart-shaped, bristly leaves,,thick, fleshy, oval leaves,oblong, glossy summer leaves fade to purple-red in fall,,,toothed, curved leaves,,,,erect, linear, straplike leaves,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,thin grasslike foliage,,thin grasslike foliage,,,,thin grasslike foliage,,thin, grasslike foliage,,,,thin, grasslike foliage,, 119 early-spring 0 0 3.0 3.0 bulb Squirrels eat the bulbs. 3 9 3 5 windflower daffodils snow crocus or other early-blooming crocuses. After the ground freezes in winter, mulch beds with evergreen boughs to protect from thawing. Monitor soil moisture during active growth. 0 Plant in very gravelly soils to deter digging pests. To protect against squirrels, plant corms in wire cages. Taylors;, kmart product info;, RHS Manual of Bulbs For an early spring display, plant crocuses in the lawn; by the time the lawn is ready for the first spring mowing, the bulbs have stored enough nutrients for next year and it's safe to cut back bulb foliage. A Macedonian battle of 352 A.D. is known as the Battle of the Crocus Field, evidence of the ubiquity of crocuses in Mediterranean countries in the Dark Ages. In fall, about 6 weeks before the ground freezes, plant in lawn or beds. To prepare beds (using a digging fork to avoid damaging nearby tree roots), turn soil to a depth of 6 inches, and rake smooth. Set corms 3 inches deep and 3?4 inches apart. Unless soil is very dry, there is no need to water upon planting. For a naturalized look, toss a handful of corms on the ground and plant, separating any that land too close together. 0 fertile, well drained 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 To force, pot bulbs in soil so bulb is covered and 1/2 inch below pot rim. Water well, and put pot in coldframe or refrigerator for 12–15 weeks. Bring out of cold and place in sunny window. Compost bulbs after bloom. 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 > 0 0 0 0
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