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, bright orange flowers devoid of external markings, open radar dish flat to the sun.  For further discussion see http://hillviewrareplants.com.au/ramblings/winters-golden-stars

Winter Flowering

Mt Menalon, Arcadia, Greece 700m.
10 to 15 seeds per packet
$5.00