Crocus Whitewell Purple is an early flowering crocus variety with delicate and slender light purple petals with dark tips. The silvery outers and dark orange anthers mean it really stands out in grass and like all tomasinianus varieties Whitewell Purple is one of the best if you are looking to plant them for naturalising as they will self seed and spread profusely.


Type: Perennial tomasinianus crocus bulbs (Hardy)

Sunlight: Full/Partial Sun

Flowers: February-March

Colour: Light Purple

Height: 8-10cm

Planting Location: Flower borders, under trees, pots, wildflower meadow, grass

Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

Moisture: Well drained

Crocus tommasinianus 'Whitewell Purple'

Number of bulbs
  • Crocus 'Whitewell Purple' Planting Instructions

    Plant your crocus bulbs from September to December, 8-10cm deep, in a well-drained and sunny situation. Bulbs can be planted in clusters and will grow into naturalistic drifts. If planted in grass then delay mowing until leaves die back.

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