Species Crocus (Crocus malyi) in the Crocus Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 3 - 4 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Corm
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Other: RHS Plants for Pollinators

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