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Crocus heuffelianus Herb.

  • Crocus bannaticus Heuffel

    Plant 25-35 cm. Corm globose, 1.5 cm diam. Leaves 20-40 x 1-2 cm, developed by flowering. Flowers 1-2, rare 3, large, up to 6 cm wide, bright or pale violet, sometimes white. V - early spring to mid summer. Fl - early spring, March, April. Fr - June. P - easily by division and seed. Cold resistant. Requires rich moist soil. Very well suited for spring decoration on lawns, the rock garden and flower beds. Very attractive because of very large flowers. Z 4 (3).

    Southwestern part of the FSU (Carpathians), mountain regions of Western Europe. On steppe slopes, in meadows and clearings.


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