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Crocus kotschyanus hakkariensis

Flowering Time



SE Turkey

Native Climate

Cold winter, cool summer

Wild Habitat

Stony places above 1100m

Distinctive Features

Lilac flower, distinctive wedge shaped petals. Corm tunic membranous, corm on its edge in the soil

Closest Relatives

Crocus kotschyanus kotschyanus;

Crocus kotschyanus cappadocicus;

Crocus kotschyanus suworowianus;

Cultivation Requirements

Cool growing conditions best.   Cool dryish summer rest



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