chrysanthus Blue Pearl Crocus Bulbs

Crocus Crocus Winter Flowering chrysanthus Blue Pearl

chrysanthus Blue Pearl

The globular flowers are a soft pearly blue with an orange stigmata.

RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Flowering Time: Feburary-March

Primary Colour: Blue

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  • Description

chrysanthus Blue Pearl’s flowers are silvery blue inside, shaded blue on the outside with orange stigmata and it has also been presented the RHS Award of Merit. Crocus is a genus of about 75 species. It is a native of the Mediterranean and gets its name from the Chaldean word for saffron. The Crocus chrysantus strain can bear more than one flower per spathe compare to other crocuses which usually only bare a single flower. These flowers have three inner and three outer segments which create a globular appearance. During dull weather and at night they stay closed up to protect their nectar for butterflies and bees which visit on sunny days. If left undisturbed, crocus increase rapidly creating a carpet of radiant colours from self-sown seed as well as the natural multiplying of the bulb.