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Crocus autranii

Flowering Time



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


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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