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Crocus autranii

Flowering Time

Autumn

Distribution

Caucasus (Abchasia)

Native Climate

Cold snowy winter, cool summer

Wild Habitat

Alpine meadows

Distinctive Features

Violet flowers with large creamy white throat

Closest Relatives

Crocus kotschyanus; Crocus vallicola

Cultivation Requirements

Moisture retentive, free draining soil. Do not allow to dry out completely in summer

Availability

Very rare in   cultivation

Crocus autranii

Crocus autranii

Crocus autranii

'font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Thanks to Cyril Lafong for supplying the pictures

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