Eucrosias are tropical bulbs that are very easy to grow
and bloom. They go dormant in the winter. When dormant,
the soil slightly moist and the pot in a shady location.
Some leaves may remain on the plant. Don't fertilize
when dormant. By mid spring the bulbs should begin to
waken. The leaves and flowers will come up at the same
At this time you can increase the amount of light to
anywhere between filtered light to partial sun. Also
water and fertilize the plant. If you wish to split
the plant, the best time to do it is in February/March.
flowers, Eucrosias have beautiful foliage. Even though
they may survive temperatures on the mid 20's, it is
avoid temperatures below freezing.
: good potted plant
SIZE : small plant about 10"; flowers
are 2' spikes
REQUIREMENTS : water during active
growth, reduce during dormancy
TEMP. : low 30's