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Rotary Club plants to raise awareness of Polio 

Spring each year sees a beautiful purple carpet of crocus blooming in many communities across Great Britain and Ireland thanks to the Purple Crocus Corm planting to raise awareness of the Rotary fight for a polio free world.

Planting the purple crocus corms by Rotary and many community groups is a great way of getting active, having fun and talking to lots of different people about the need to eradicate the life threatening and disabling polio virus.

Download our Planting Guide for a step by step guide on caring and planting your corms.

All activities relating to crocus corm activities must comply with government guidelines on COVID-19.

Rotary and Community Groups

Rotary clubs are keen to work with the community in their area to plant more purple crocus corms in different places this autumn as well as building on where they already flower each spring.

So if you are a community group of any sort such as a school, a healthcare trust, the local park, a Britain in Bloom group or other Royal Horticultural Society community gardening group or anything else interested in getting involved you can either reach out to your local Rotary club or go ahead and get ordering and planting yourselves.