Thank you for the information and wonderful illustrations Tony.
Nothing so spectacular as those you show here, but a few from the garden today.
'Blue Pearl', 'Cream Beauty', 'Tricolor' and 'Prince Claus'.
53.69° N, Dedicated to West Coast Fritillaria, plus three other members of the subgenus Liliorhiza. I grow other Genera, as time permits !
Spring crocuses are always welcome - they don't have to be rare or special to be of interest!
Rogaland, Norway - with cool, often rainy summers (29C max) and mild, often rainy winters (180 cm/year)!
Some autumn flowering crocus in bloom here,
Crocus asumaniae - from seed from NARGS Seedex
Crocus serotinus ssp salzmannii seed from Rafa D. in Spain
Crocus pulchellus growing through a mat of Haplopappus coronipifolius (syn glutinosus)
Fermi de Sousa,
Central Victoria, Australia
Min: -7C, Max: +40C
Just common varieties here... Nice to finally see some colour, nonetheless.
Crocus chrysantha 'Advance'; C. sieberi 'Tricolor'; etc..:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3
-30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm
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Ian and/or Margaret Young ( -here it is usually Margaret)
Aberdeen , North East Scotland, UK
Crocus robertianus AH 8957
extreme western edge of Denver, Colorado; elevation 1705.6 meters, average annual precipitation 30cm; refuses to look at thermometer if it threatens to go below -17C
Crocus hadriaticus 'Purple Heart', and C. cartwrightianus 'Halloween', with fallen leaves of Craetagus ambigua.
Crocus cartwrightianus 'Marcel'.
Crocus kotschyanus HKEP9205.