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CROCUS BANATICUS

Iridaceae

Autumn flowering. Blue flowers open with golden anthers, inner tepals stay erect Sep-Nov, 12cm. . Bob's score = 7

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CROCUS BANATICUS

CROCUS BANATICUS 'NOVAK WHITE'

Iridaceae

Autumn flowering. White flowers open with golden anthers, inner tepals stay erect Sep-Nov, 12cm.

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CROCUS BANATICUS

CROCUS BIFLORUS SUBSP.MELANTHERUS JCA 341.353

Iridaceae

Purple flowers with dark exterior markings, Sep-Nov (mine Feb-Mar), seed collected Pelopponese.

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CROCUS BIFLORUS subsp.MELANTHERUS JCA 341.353

CROCUS BLUE PEARL

Iridaceae

Early yellow-throated white flowers with lilac flushed outer tepals Jan-Mar, 12cm. Will naturalise. A C.chrysanthus hybrid. Lovely. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS BLUE PEARL

CROCUS BORYI

Iridaceae

Creamy white flowers with yellow centres Oct-Nov, 12cm. From 400m. altitude, between Mt.Psili Korifi and Mt.Liva, in very stoney terra rossa. Easy.

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CROCUS BORYI

CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS 'CREAM BEAUTY'

Iridaceae

Early cream flowers with bronze and purple feathering Feb-Apr, 10cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 7

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CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS

CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS 'E.P.BOWLES'

Scented early cream flowers dark feathered outside, gold inside Jan-Mar, 8cm. . Bob's score = 6

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CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS

CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS 'MOONLIGHT'

Bunches of scented cream flowers Feb-Mar, 10cm. . Bob's score = 6

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CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS

CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS 'SNOW BUNTING'

Pale but prolific scented flowers Feb-Mar, 10cm. . Bob's score = 6

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CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS

CROCUS ETRUSCUS 'ZWANENBURG'

Iridaceae

Full Pots. Pale violet-blue flowers 12cm, (Jan)Feb-Mar. Easy even dry shade. . Bob's score = 7.5

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CROCUS ETRUSCUS

CROCUS FLAVUS SUBSP.FLAVUS JCA 344.610

Iridaceae

Fertile strain, like the 'Dutch Yellow'. Yellow flowers Feb-Apr, but smaller 10cm. Easy.

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CROCUS FLAVUS subsp.FLAVUS JCA 344.610

CROCUS GOULIMYI

Iridaceae

Easy and reliable Oct-Nov flowering crocus - very cheering and useful for interplanting. Lilac flowers, narrow white-centred leaves, 15cm. Greece (Mani peninsula, Peloponnese). . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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CROCUS GOULIMYI

CROCUS 'HAARLEM GEM'

Iridaceae

Prolific deep purple flowers Feb-Apr, 10cm. Easy even in dry shade. . Bob's score = 8

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CROCUS

CROCUS HADRIATICUS

Iridaceae

Creamy-white flowers with an orange throat Oct-Nov, 12cm.

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CROCUS HADRIATICUS

CROCUS IMPERATI SUBSP.IMPERATI 'DE JAGER'

Iridaceae

Very early medium-sized scented purple flowers with fawn outsides and good feathering, Jan-Mar, 10cm. Shelter for the flowers. . Bob's score = 7

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CROCUS IMPERATI subsp.IMPERATI

CROCUS KOTSCHYANUS AC&W 2413

Iridaceae

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CROCUS KOTSCHYANUS AC&W 2413

CROCUS KOTSCHYANUS SUBSP.KOTSCHYANUS

Iridaceae

Slender lilac flowers autumn to spring flowering but shy for me - a lighter soil might help. 10cm. . Bob's score = 3

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CROCUS KOTSCHYANUS subsp.KOTSCHYANUS

CROCUS LAEVIGATUS

Iridaceae

Lavender flowers Nov-Feb, 12cm. Hardy but needs rain protection in Britain.

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CROCUS LAEVIGATUS

CROCUS LONGIFLORUS

Iridaceae

Autumn-flowering, 1 or 2 highly fragrant deep lilac flowers with brown feathering outside and orange anthers, 10cm. Grow in pot and dry off completely in summer. SW Italy and Malta. Hardy.

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CROCUS LONGIFLORUS

CROCUS MATHEWII HKEP 9291

Iridaceae

A recently described white autumn-flowering saffron crocus. The flowers have astonishing black-purple bases and fiery red-orange anthers. Sep-Nov, 12cm. SW Turkey. A great rarity destined to become an important garden crocus.

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CROCUS MATHEWII HKEP 9291

CROCUS MATHEWII JCA 347.910

Iridaceae

A recently described, black-purple based white, autumn-flowering, SW Turkish saffron crocus with fiery red-orange anthers Sep-Nov, 12cm. A great rarity but destined to become an important garden crocus.

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CROCUS MATHEWII JCA 347.910

CROCUS MEDIUS

Iridaceae

Mauve flowers Oct-Nov, 12cm. Easy and reliable esp. in dry shade. . Bob's score = 7

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CROCUS MEDIUS

CROCUS NIVEUS

Iridaceae

Autumn flowering. Large (as large as Dutch crocus) creamy white goblets with yellow throat and bright orange anthers Oct-Nov, 15cm. Reliable flowerer. Full pots. . Bob's score = 8

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CROCUS NIVEUS

CROCUS NUDIFLORUS

Iridaceae

Purple flowers Sep-Oct, 18cm. Leaves after the flowers, stoloniferous. Well-drained limy soil, will naturalise in thin grass as it has on roadsides near Hanley Swan, Worcestershire.

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CROCUS NUDIFLORUS

CROCUS PULCHELLUS

Iridaceae

Lined lilac flowers Oct-Nov, 12cm, like a vigorous and very floriferous C.speciosus but slightly shorter and neater. This persists and expands year on year under a tree for me. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS PULCHELLUS

CROCUS 'RUBY GIANT'

A vigorous early clone with a good deep purple flowers Jan-Feb, 12cm. Will naturalise. . Bob's score = 8.5

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CROCUS

CROCUS SATIVUS

Saffron crocus. Purple flowers Sep-Oct 15cm. Good for naturalising in grass.

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CROCUS SATIVUS

CROCUS SEROTINUS SUBSP.SALZMANNII VAR.ATROPURPUREUS

Iridaceae

Deep purple flowers with golden centres and sharp shapely petals Oct-Nov, 10cm. Synonym C.asturicus var.atropurpureus. W, central and S.Spain. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS SEROTINUS subsp.SALZMANNII var.ATROPURPUREUS

CROCUS SIEBERI 'ALBUS'

Iridaceae

Snow-white, gold-centred early flowers Jan-Feb, 8cm.

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CROCUS SIEBERI

CROCUS SIEBERI SUBSP.SUBLIMIS 'TRICOLOR'

Iridaceae

Sturdy strong purple, white and yellow flowers Feb-Mar, 10cm. Not robust outside. . Bob's score = 6

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CROCUS SIEBERI subsp.SUBLIMIS

CROCUS SP.

Iridaceae

came with C. goulimyi and flowered a little later Dec-Jan, 12cm. Purple feathered purple flowers.

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CROCUS SP.

CROCUS SPECIOSUS

Iridaceae

Deep violet veined flowers with orange anthers Sep-Nov, 15cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS SPECIOSUS

CROCUS SPECIOSUS SUBSP.XANTHOLAIMOS JCA 353.120

Delicate yellow-throated violet-lined blue goblets Sep-Oct, easy. Seed collected 1350 metres altitude, SW of Kabali, Sinop, Turkey.

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CROCUS SPECIOSUS subsp.XANTHOLAIMOS JCA 353.120

CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS 'ALBUS'

Iridaceae

Vigorous early form, grey-white flowers Jan-Feb, 12cm. Will naturalise. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS

CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS BURGUNDY

Iridaceae

Burgundy-red flowers Jan-Mar (early), 12cm.

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CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS BURGUNDY

CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS 'ROSEUS'

Iridaceae

A vigorous early clone with EXCEPTIONAL exquisite deep pink flowers better than C.t.'Ruby Giant' Jan-Feb, 12cm. Will naturalise. Rare. . Bob's score = 9 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS

CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS SEEDLINGS EX 'PICTUS'

Iridaceae

Seed from Jim Archibald. The parents have white flowers with heavy violet-purple edges and bleeding Jan-Mar (early), 12cm.

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CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS seedlings ex

CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS VAR.PICTUS

White flowers with heavy violet-purple edges and bleeding Jan-Mar (early), 12cm.

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CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS var.PICTUS

CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS 'WHITEWELL PURPLE'

Iridaceae

Early deep purple-grey flowers Feb-Mar, 15cm. Easy. Doesn't self-seed. . Bob's score = 8.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS TOMMASINIANUS

CROCUS TOURNEFORTII

Iridaceae

Full Pots. Pretty autumn lilac flowers which open and stay open, golden anthers Oct-Nov, 12cm.

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CROCUS TOURNEFORTII

CROCUS VALLICOLA

Iridaceae

Long white flowers with pointed tepals Oct-Nov, 15cm. Easy - naturalises.

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CROCUS VALLICOLA

CROCUS 'VANGUARD'

Iridaceae

Tough large slightly greyed lilac flowers in 2 shades Feb-Mar, 15cm. Relatively long-lasting in flower. Easy to naturalise. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS

CROCUS VELUCHENSIS

Iridaceae

Large lavender-blue flowers shading darker to violet tips Mar-Apr, 12cm?

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CROCUS VELUCHENSIS

CROCUS VERNUS 'JEANNE D'ARC'

Iridaceae

Hard boiled egg flowers Feb-Apr, 18cm. Easy. . Bob's score = 6.5

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CROCUS VERNUS

CROCUS VERNUS SUBSP.VERNUS JCA 354 205

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CROCUS VERNUS subsp.VERNUS JCA 354 205

CROCUS X LUTEUS 'GOLDEN YELLOW'

Iridaceae

The common yellow crocus - remarkable for its genetic stability and freedom from disease since the 1500's. Very yellow flowers Feb-Apr, best planted in sheets with plants like Valeriana phu 'Aurea', 15cm. Easy and prolific. . Bob's score = 9 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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CROCUS x LUTEUS

CROCUS 'YALTA'

Iridaceae

John Grimshaw says it's a beautiful large-flowered hybrid between C. tommasinianus and C. vernus selected by Janis Ruksans. Pale and dark purple petals (Feb)Mar-Apr, 25cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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