Snow Crocus 'Blue Pearl' Bulbs - (Crocus chrysanthus)
Blue Pearl blooms are iridescent blue on the outside, and creamy white on the inside of these goblet-shaped flowers.
Crocus chrysanthus flower buds push above the ground in late January in the south and emerge elsewhere as soon as the spring thaw sets in.
- Prefers an open, sunny position but may be grown in light shade.
- Plant in fall. Cover bulbs with soil to three times their height.
- Crocuses are not good cut flowers but can last a few days in a vase.
- It is essential not to remove the crocus leaves before they have yellowed as they are important in building up the corms and therefore, next season's flowering potential. Plantings may need lifting and dividing every 3-4 years, but can be left until corms start to push their way to the surface.
- Crocus grow from corms, very similar to a bulb.