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Crocus biflorus tauri

Flowering Time

Spring

Distribution

S, C, N and NE Turkey

Native Climate

Cold winters with snow cover, warm dry summer

Wild Habitat

Rocky slopes sometimes in thin scrub

Distinctive Features

Stiffly erect leaves.   Flowers with no prominent stripe(s).   Membranous corm tunic

Closest Relatives

Shares some features of   Crocus biflorus pulchricolor

Cultivation Requirements

Winter protection, dry summer rest

Availability

Occasionally offered by some specialist bulb suppliers

Crocus biflorus tauri

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