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Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller' (Crocus 'Ladykiller')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller'

Other names

Crocus 'Ladykiller'

Genus

Crocus 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

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Blue, Purple, White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mice , Squirrels , Voles Mice , Squirrels , Voles

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Crocus chrysanthus 'Ladykiller'

Other names

Crocus 'Ladykiller'

Genus

Crocus 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect, Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Blue, Purple, White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mice , Squirrels , Voles

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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