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Crocus fleischeri

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Distribution

S and W Turkey; Eastern Greek islands

Native Climate

Mediterranean

Wild Habitat

Rocky slopes and thin woodlands, grows in heavy alkaline soils

Distinctive Features

Starry white flowers, bright orange red style. Corm tunic fine interwoven fibres

Closest Relatives

A distinct species

Cultivation Requirements

Alkaline soil, warm dry summer rest

Availability

Specialist bulb suppliers

A very distinctive species with small but striking flowers and a very distinctive corm tunic.   No other species has fibres interwoven in this way.

Crocus fleischeri

Crocus fleischeri

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Crocus fleischeri

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Crocus Images - John Lonsdale Gallery

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