Scientific Name: Crocus chrysanthus Form: Vase
Common Name:snow crocus, golden crocusTexture:Medium
Family Name:IridaceaeHabit: Open
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x < 0.1m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Yellow, Purple, Violet, White, Feb- Mar
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Apr- May
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Perennial border, Small garden/space, Spring interest, Woodland margin, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly <2 mm wide; flowers open about 2 weeks before those of Dutch corocus.