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Crocus baytopiorum

Flowering Time

Early spring

Distribution

S W Turkey

Native Climate

Cold snowy winter, cool summer

Wild Habitat

Rocky places over limestone

Distinctive Features

Distinctive pale blue flower colour. Strongly reticulated corm tunic, often having bristly apex

Closest Relatives

? Crocus vernus

Cultivation Requirements

Well drained soil, well-lit but cool in winter

Availability

Specialist bulb nurseries

Pictured below are the netted corm tunic and a flower, illustrating the unique flower colour.

Crocus baytopiorum

Crocus baytopiorum

Crocus baytopiorum

Crocus baytopiorum

  • Corms and Tunics
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Stamens and Styles
  • Pollination and Seeds