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Crocus alatavicus

Flowering Time

Early spring

Native Climate

Central Asian mountains.   Cold winter, dryish summer

Wild Habitat

Mountain meadows

Distinctive Features

White flowers, parallel fibrous tunic, many narrow leaves

Closest Relatives

Crocus korolkowii; Crocus michelsonii

Cultivation Requirements

Dryish summer rest, plenty moisture when in full growth


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Crocus alatavicus

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