8 Best Crocus Plant Varieties to Grow


These flowers, which are delicate yellow with cream and purple accents, get their name from being among the first of the early bloomers.

Barr s Purple

Barr s Purple crocus unfolds into a bowl-shaped basin, ready to receive a pool of sunlight. This deer-resistant bloom grows best in Zones 4 8 and blooms in late Februar.

Blue Pearl

Though smaller and bloom sooner than real Dutch crocus species, mixing the two bulbs gives your yard a bright, natural aspect.


By planting them with a non-deer-resistant type, you may safeguard your corms.  Plant 9 10 corms per square foot for beautiful Firefly flowers.

Flower Record

Depending on environment, this Dutch cultivar blooms big in March and April. 'bloom Record' grows to four to six inches in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9

Jeanne d Arc

Plant this Dutch variety alone to create a gorgeous field of pale blossoms, or mix it with the variety "Pickwick," to create a beautiful color combination.

Orange Monarch

This vivid bloom thrives in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 7, making it ideal for colder climates. Like other crocuses, they love the sun, so put them in good light.


A close picture of 'Pickwick' flowers with light purple petals striped in darker purple, vivid yellow centers, and softly focused foliage.