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The crocus in all its forms!

The crocus in all its forms!

It is a small flower with gourmet roundness, which blossoms at the end of winter, in defiance of bad weather. Despite its slender appearance, the crocus is robust and not afraid of frost. His only real enemy: the mower! Growing most often in the middle of lawns, and barely higher than a blade of grass, it is indeed a threat to him. Fortunately, the time for the first cut often arrives at the end of its flowering, which previously allows, for weeks on end, to take advantage of the wonderful spectacle of these bulbs which open at the first sun to close at the first cloud! The range of colors is narrower than in other plant species and is limited to purple, mauve, yellow, white and cream. However, clever nature can be understood to create multiple varieties from this simple palette, by offering bi or three-colored varieties, striated… Let yourself be charmed by the spectacle of these first spring flowers, and remember now to start growing it next fall!

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé Density suits crocuses well! Each bulb close to its peers further reinforces the magic of the spectacle of their flowering.

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé Diving into the heart of the lawns where crocuses are so good. Watch where you put your feet!

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé A short cut lawn also allows you to take advantage of the foliage charm of crocuses, made of long narrow leaves crossed by a cream border.

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé Even in gray weather, yellow crocuses impose themselves by their own luminosity, like so many small suns.

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé Make sure that the last mowing before winter is very short, so as to further enhance the magic of spring blooms. Provided you let the leaves finish their cycle until they wilt, your crocuses will have the opportunity to multiply to conquer a little more ground each year.

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé Magic of the moment when the crocus opens, revealing the beauty of its carmine pistil.

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé Think about it: the crocus is also quite suitable for growing in pots or planters. Real good news for those who cultivate on balconies or have only a window sill to flower!

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé With their long thin stems and delicate flowers, crocuses seem so fragile. However, what vigor in them to endure the frost and bad weather at the start of the year!

The magic of crocuses


J-F. Mahé Crocus white, crocus purple or crocus yellow? All three at the same time! Interesting to avoid choosing and fully enjoy the charm of these different colors.