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Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller' (Crocus 'Ladykiller')

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1 hour care
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Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller'

Other names: Crocus 'Ladykiller'

Genus: Crocus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Ladykiller' _ 'Ladykiller' is a perennial corm appearing in spring. It has dark-green, grass-like leaves that surround a solitary, goblet-shaped, purple flower with white and blue markings.

Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller' is: Deciduous

Flower: Blue, Purple, White in Spring

Foliage: Green in Spring

Habit: Erect, Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Specific pests: Mice , Squirrels , Voles

Specific diseases: Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to

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Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller' (Crocus 'Ladykiller') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Gravel, Containers, Rock

Cultivation: Grow in gritty, poor to moderately fertile soil.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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