Crocus in SpringTraditional, Philadelphia

Garden Photos by Amy R. K. at Nest for All Seasons Blog

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Janet Dunn added this to Sweet Talk: How to Send a Hidden Message With Flowers12 January 2017

CrocusTruly a happy flower, crocuses emerge in spring, so won’t be around in Australia for Valentines’ Day, but there are plenty of other occasions when they are the perfect bloom. Do you want to express cheerfulness, glee, mirth? Are you celebrating the birthday of a friend who makes you laugh, or a young acquaintance with an important milestone coming up? Crocuses have long been linked to youthfulness and joy.

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Maya Madden added this to Elements of Design2 February 2017

color, violet the flowers are a lighter shade of violet

maps33 added this to Landscaping25 September 2015

I've always been fond of crocuses, but perhaps their appeal is lessened in a climate without winter ...

Donna Strader added this to 12 Classic Bulbs for Spring Blooms28 March 2015

Crocus (Crocus) USDA zones: 7 to 9 (find your zone) Bloom period: February to April; there are also fall- and winter-blooming crocuses Height: 3 to 6 inches How to plant: 2 to 3 inches deep and 3 to 4 inches apart Light requirement: Full sun; light shade where summers are hot Water requirement: Regular water while growing and blooming; reduce as foliage yellows

Verdant Grounds added this to Blooming Bulbs22 January 2015

Crocus are Texas tough perennials! Crocus sativus is where saffron comes from.