Crocus olivieri subsp. olivieri

Iridaceae

Crocus olivieri subsp. olivieri

Widespread spring-flowering type species found in scattered populations below 1500 metres right across the Balkans, Greece and northern Turkey.  Large, very bright orange flowers devoid of external markings, open radar dish flat to the sun. Grown from seed collected near Steno in the Pelopponese For further discussion see http://hillviewrareplants.com.au/ramblings/winters-golden-stars

Winter Flowering

Mt Menalon, Arcadia, Greece 700. Steno
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Crocus olivieri subsp. olivieri
$4.00 each