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Crocus biflorus albocoronatus

Flowering Time

Early spring

Distribution

Turkey (very localised)

Native Climate

Cold winter, cool summer

Wild Habitat

?

Distinctive Features

Violet flowers with broad white corona around yellow throat

Closest Relatives

Crocus biflorus artvinensis

Cultivation Requirements

Well drained soil, cool dryish summer rest

Availability

Very rare.   Not in commerce

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

Crocus biflorus albocoronatus

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