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Crocus

Botanical Name:

Crocus

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Bulb

Lifespan

Bulb, Perennial

Flower

Blooms in early spring (February/March). Flowers are white to purple or striped, salverform-campanulate, 1/2 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Narrow, perianth tube emerges from a sheath, expanding to 6 lobes in 2 overlapping whorls; lobes obtuse; styles 3-lobed, yellow-orange, widened and fimbriate at tips.

Taxonomy

Order

Asparagales

Family

Iridaceae

Genus

Crocus

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