Tommy crocus ‘Barr’s Purple’

Crocus tommasinianus ‘Barr’s Purple’ (Tommy crocus ‘Barr’s Purple’) is the first of the tommasinianus family to flower and has a beautiful light purple color.

This crocus’ early bloom is a feast for the eyes in early spring with its six petals that gradate from pale lilac to white, vibrant tangerine anthers, and grassy foliage.

Botanical Name Crocus tommasinianus ‘Barr’s Purple’
Common Name Tommy crocus ‘Barr’s Purple’
Family Iridaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest spring
Height and Spread 3-6in x 3-6in (7-15cm x 7-15cm)
Flower Color Purple
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Horticultural origin
Location in Lurie Garden Southeast Light Plate, Northeast Light Plate

Average Flowering Time