Named after the Monarch Butterfly, this enchanting early flowering Crocus has an amazing colour combination of bright orange and purple/black stripes. This variety are sure to shine on even the dullest of days. Effective in large groups and naturalises year after year. Can be planted in pots in areas of direct sunlight to shaded spots, making it the perfect variety for any garden. Flowers February-March. 5-6cm corms supplied.
|Mature Height||12 cm|
|Mature Spread||10 cm|
|Annual Growth||12 cm|
|Planting||Plant at approx 2-5cm deep.|
|Soil Type||Moderately fertile, well drained.|
Growing at a glance…
Plant crocus bulbs from September to December 5-8cm deep and 5cm apart. Can be planted under trees and shrubs in grass, in borders and containers. Plant in groups for an en-masse growth, similar to what you'd find on a woodland walk. Leave undisturbed after flowering and they will bloom year after year. Flowers late Winter to Early Spring.