tommasinianus Barr's Purple Crocus Bulbs

Crocus Crocus Winter Flowering tommasinianus Barr's Purple

tommasinianus Barr's Purple

Beautiful crocus with delightful purplish mauve blossoms.

Height: 6cm / 2"

Flowering Time: Feburary-March

Primary Colour: Purple

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  • Description

A beautiful crocus, tommasinianus Barr’s Purple bears flowers of soft lilac mauve. 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 flowers are usually borne singly and 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.