Crocuses are the heralds of spring, often blooming when there’s still snow on the ground. Their beautiful blossoms attract hungry bees drawn to the rich, golden pollen inside each flower. Crocus plants are not fussy and will thrive almost anywhere. We all want our flowers to thrive. Keep reading to learn these simple facts about planting crocus flowers.
Planting For Success
Here are some tips for spectacular springtime color, year after year.
SUN & SHADE: Crocus bloom best when grown in full sun, but they’ll also grow well in partial shade.
ZONE: Crocus are hardy in zones 3-8.
WHEN TO PLANT: Plant crocus bulbs in fall, once the weather has cooled down. Plant bulbs 1 to 2 inches deep and about 3 inches apart. Crocuses have a greater impact when planted in groups.