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Crocus biflorus pseudonubigena

Flowering Time



S E Turkey

Native Climate

Mediterranean.   Mild winter, warm dry summer

Wild Habitat


Distinctive Features

Slim petalled flowers, blackish anthers. Clove scent

Closest Relatives

Crocus biflorus nubigena

Cultivation Requirements

Winter protection advised.   Warm dry summer rest


Occasionally in seed lists

Very similar to subspecies nubigena but usually has narrower petals which give flowers a less significant appearance.

Crocus biflorus pseudonubigena

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