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In the spotlight: ‘Crocus Pickwick’

Ruigrok Flowerbulbs offers a wide variety of spring and summer flowering bulbs such as: tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, muscari, alliums, dahlias and gladiolus. This month we highlight the ‘Crocus Pickwick’ as flower bulb of the month. As your flower bulb expert we will tell you everything there is to know about the crocus.

Large flowering crocus bulbs

Large flowering crocus bulbs feature cup shaped flowers on short stems. They are excellent for lawns, borders, containers and rock gardens. Large flowering crocus bulbs are very short (5 inches) and will return for several years if the foliage is allowed to die off. The ‘Crocus Pickwick’ will flower early in the season.

Top sized crocus bulbs

Ruigrok Flowerbulbs supplies top sized large flowering crocus bulbs, 9/10. ‘Crocus Pickwick’ performs best in full sun, but they also tolerate some shade. They dislike wet feet and require well-drained soil.

Planting crocus bulbs

Do you want to plant the crocus bulbs? When planting crocus bulbs, you should always place the pointed ends, the nose, up. Crocus bulbs should be planted at a depth of double the height of the bulb. The planting depth is 3” (7,5 cm) with a spacing of 2-3” (5-7,5 cm).

Crocus Pickwick Ruigrok Flowerbulbs

Early flowering

You can already enjoy this crocus early in the season. The flowering period is in March and the bloom duration is mostly three weeks.

More crocus bulbs

Crocus bulbs are advertised in a variety of different sizes and ways throughout the industry. Beside the ‘Crocus Pickwick’ there are more species of crocus, for instance:

Order flower bulbs

Ruigrok Flowerbulbs, located in De Zilk, in the Netherlands, is one of the largest bulb growers and exporters in Holland today. We offer high quality flower bulbs to greenhouse growers, landscapers, public gardens and garden centers in the U.S.A. and Canada. Didn’t order your flower bulbs yet? Place your order online today at our website: A.D.R. Bulbs.