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Violet Queen - rich, imperial purple flowers; early flowering, often before it's planted; 5"-7".

Often misnamed 'Autumn Crocus' because of its autumn blooming, cup-shaped flowers on naked stems; poisonous to critters that may be tempted to eat them; flowers appear in the fall and foliage, which resembles hosta leaves, appears in the spring; prefers rich, well-drained soil and partial shade; many are species and are variable in their color and growth habit, depending on site; bloom mid-late fall; can bloom without being planted in soil; 3 per sq. ft; zones 4-8. 13+cm bulbs unless otherwise noted.

Colchicum - Violet Queen
Product Code: 45-0110
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Genus: Colchicum
Cultivar: Violet Queen
Family: Liliaceae
1 bulb for $4.84
5 bulbs for $20.60
10 bulbs for $37.10
50 bulbs for $170.00
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Bulbs Per Sq Foot: 3
Color: Purple
Height: Up To 12"
Flowering Time: Late Summer, Fall
Sun vs Shade: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Average
Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Year of Introduction: 1901 To 1950 (1927)
Deer/Rodent Resistant: Yes
Pest Proof: Yes
Plant Early: Yes
Rock Garden: Yes
Container Use: Yes
Naturalizes: Yes
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