Scientific Name: Crocus speciosus Form: Columnar
Common Name:fall flowering crocus, Bieberstein's crocusTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:IridaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Flowering pot plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x < 0.1m
Origin: Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Violet, Blue, Nov- Oct
Fruit: Capsule, Green Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Perennial border, Container planting, Spring interest, Rock garden, Alpine, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Typical crocus but begins flowering in the fall before the leaves appear; styles orange, branched.