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Crocus hyemalis

Flowering Time

Early Winter


Israel; S Lebanon

Native Climate

Dry Mediterranean

Wild Habitat

Rocky slopes (mainly at low altitude)

Distinctive Features

White flower, much divided orange style. Corm tunic membranous, soft fibrous point at tip

Closest Relatives

Crocus aleppicus

Cultivation Requirements

Frost protection advised, dry summer rest


Rarely available

Crocus hyemalis

Crocus hyemalis

Crocus hyemalis

Crocus hyemalis

'font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Flower Pictures ? John Lonsdale


Link here to John Lonsdales Crocus Gallery

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