Autumn Flowering Crocus
These unusual Autumn Flowering Crocus bloom September - October. Excellent for naturalising.
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Large, soft-purple flowers with deep blue veining bloom atop bare stems during September and October on Crocus ‘Oxonian’.
A cluster of bold orange anthers are held in the centre of each goblet-like bloom, attracting bees and pollinators late into the season as the flowers open wide in autumn sunshine.
Scatter the bulbs to flower in exquisite purple drifts through grass or garden borders, and edge pathways with their pretty cup-shaped blooms in amethyst tones, shining against a backdrop of late-flowering perennials and foliage.
Crocus ‘Oxonian’ will naturalise readily in rich, well-drained soil in full sun or dappled shade.
This exquisite Crocus is the variety used to produce the luxurious and highly prized spice, saffron. Crocus ‘Sativus’ puts on a show-stopping display in the autumn garden, when its lilac, cup-shaped flowers bloom, opening wide to expose the long brilliant-red pistils.
Dark purple veining streaks the lighter-shaded petals - details which must be seen up close to be appreciated and which allow the brightly coloured stamens to pop.
Scatter the bulbs to flower in colourful, naturalistic drifts through grass or garden borders, adding interest to the autumn garden when all else if often starting to fade.
Crocus ‘Sativus’ will naturalise beautifully in rich, well-drained soil in full sun.
Pure white petals unfold during autumn, revealing a pretty cluster of rich-orange stamens on Crocus ‘Speciosus Albus’.
One of the first Crocus to bloom in September, this charming variety has been granted an Award of Garden Merit from The Royal Horticultural Society for its reliability, ethereal looks and excellent garden qualities.
Leaves appear in spring and fade during summer before the elegant flowers bloom, topping smooth bare stems.
These unusual Croci are invaluable for late season interest in the garden and look exquisite flowering in ribbons or clumps through the front of an autumn border and in grass beneath a mature tree.
Brilliant, violet-blue, goblet-shaped flowers appear during September and October on Crocus speciosus ‘Conqueror’.
A fabulous choice of autumn crocus for naturalising in open spaces of grass or near the front of a large border, against a backdrop of foliage such as lush ferns. Invaluable for adding a splash of late season colour and attracting pollinators, speciosus ‘Conqueror’ is one of the earliest varieties of autumn flowering crocus to bloom.
Leaves appear in spring and fade during the summer months, before the elegant flowers bloom atop bare stems.
A sunny position and fertile, well-drained soil is essential for these wonderful bulbs to thrive.
Speciosus SSP Speciosus
Rapidly naturalising Crocus ‘Speciosus SSP Speciosus’ is a wonderful choice of autumn crocus to plant in open spaces of grass, or near the front of a border against a backdrop of foliage or late-flowering perennials.
Beautiful, upstanding and bright, the lilac-blue goblets feature deep violet veining and vivid orange stigmata. The flowers are adored by bees and other visiting pollinators.
Leaves emerge in spring and remain until the late summer months, before fading to reveal sublime soft-purple flowers, topping bare stems.
These plants have been awarded a prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the RHS.
A sunny position and fertile, well-drained soil is essential for these brilliant bulbs to thrive.
Stunning, periwinkle-blue, goblet-shaped flowers bloom during September and October on Crocus Zonatus (Kotschyanus).
This charming autumn crocus will naturalise beautifully in open grassy spaces and borders, creating a wonderful wave of soft lilac-blue flowers.
Known as Kotschy’s Crocus, these plants have been granted an Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society for their prize-winning qualities, hardiness and reliability as a garden bulb.
Look inside the beautifully veined, cup-shaped flowers to see a bright golden centre and white anthers which draw in pollinators on warm autumn days.
An unusual, pure white autumn-flowering Crocus – Zonatus Albus (Kotschyanus Albus) will glow with ethereal beauty in gardens from September to October.
This charming crocus will naturalise beautifully in open grassy spaces and borders and is reliable and hardy.
The chalice-shaped flowers bloom at the top of smooth stems during autumn and feature golden stamens and markings at the base of each petal inside. Combine these timeless bulbs with colourful yellow or lilac toned crocus or keep the look simple and crisp by planting alone, en masse.
Attractive to pollinators and wonderful for adding a touch of sparkle garden spaces later in the season.
A beautiful tonal mix of blue and white Crocus, perfect for planting to naturalise in open grassy spaces and garden borders.
This selection includes named varieties, consisting of species and hybrids in crisp white and violet-blue shades which will flower throughout September and October.
The charming, chalice-shaped flowers bloom atop of smooth stems and feature a cluster of golden stamens in the centre of each flower – extremely attractive to pollinators.
Plant in full sun or dappled shade in well-drained, fertile soil for a spectacular show which will improve year on year.