Browsing: Crocus

Crocus is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from corms. Crocus species are native to woodland, scrub, and meadows from sea level to alpine tundra in central and southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, on the islands of the Aegean, and across Central Asia to Xinjiang Province in western China.

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Crocus vernus (Dutch Crocus)

Crocus vernus (Dutch Crocus) is a perennial up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall, growing from a bulb or corm, with delicate goblet-shaped flowers…

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Crocus sativus (Saffron Crocus)

Crocus sativus – Saffron Crocus is a perennial plant, up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall. Each corm produces several upright, cup-like, lilac-purple flowers…