Colchicum sfikasianum

Colchicaceae

Colchicum sfikasianum

An endemic of the south west of the Mani in the Peloponnese in southern Greece. Deep pink flowers in the autumn that carry striking tessellations. The broad petals are of good substance and are thrown wide open to the sun. Short, broad, prostrate leaves after the flowers.

Agios Fokas, Laconia, Greece 50m.

Please note that Hillview Rare Plants is now closed for business. The plants on this site remain here for information purposes only, and to continue to share Marcus' images and descriptions.