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botanical name:
Crocus 'Ard Schenk'
Crocus 'Ard Schenk' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Crocus chrysanthus 'Ard Schenk'
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.10m
width: 0.05m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Small spring flowering bulb producing cup-shaped flowers of pure satiny white with ochre-orange throats. Linear dark green leaves with a central white stripe.

cultivation:
Full sun and gritty poor to moderately fertile, well drained soil.

propagation:
By division of bulb offsets

other notes:
Named after a Dutch speed skating champion.
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