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Crocus biflorus adamii

Flowering Time

Spring

Distribution

S E Europe (Yugoslavia to NW Turkey); N Iran

Native Climate

Cold winter, warm summer

Wild Habitat

Open places, scrub

Distinctive Features

3-4 leaves, yellow anthers, short filaments

Closest Relatives

Crocus biflorus biflorus;   Crocus biflorus isauricus

Cultivation Requirements

Dry summer rest.   Well drained alkaline soil

Availability

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The biflorus group are complex, many different subspecies have been described, often with only subtle variations visible to the gardener.

Crocus biflorus adamii

Picture ? Dr Jean Yves Tronel

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