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Crocus biflorus alexandrii

Flowering Time

Spring

Distribution

Serbia; Bulgaria

Native Climate

Cold snowy winter, warm summer

Wild Habitat

Mountain scrub, open places

Distinctive Features

White flowers, outer petals almost entirely dark violet blue.   No yellow in throat

Closest Relatives

Crocus biflorus weldenii

Cultivation Requirements

Well drained soil, sunny position. (UK gardens)

Availability

Widely available in commerce/specialist suppliers

Very similar to (possibly =) Crocus 'Eyecatcher' of commerce.

Crocus biflorus alexandrii

Crocus biflorus alexandrii

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