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Naturalised crocus bulbs

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Naturalised crocus bulbs

These little fellows are brightening up a grim corner of the front garden. They pop up each spring and cover the grass with pale blue drifts. My mother called them wild crocuses when she first spotted them and dug some up to take back to her garden in Cambridge. When I mentioned to the Alpine Couple that I had wild crocuses, they shook their heads and explained that there was no such thing. They claimed that they were commercially available and had just naturalised in the garden. I have never seen these for sale. “Normal” crocuses...

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