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Crocus flavus dissectus

Flowering Time



W Turkey

Native Climate


Wild Habitat

Thin woodland or scrub

Distinctive Features

Bright yellow flower, much divided yellow style. Membranous tunic with fibrous point at the top

Closest Relatives

Crocus flavus flavus

Cultivation Requirements

Best with some protection.   Dry summer rest


Occasionally from specialist suppliers

Distinct from subspecies flavus by its smaller flowers and the many branched style.   (Crocus flavus flavus has a simple three branched style.)

Crocus flavus dissectus

Crocus flavus dissectus

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