Snow Crocus (Crocus chrysanthus 'Advance') in the Crocus Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 3 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: yellow interior and violet and white exterior with fiery orange stamens
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Corm
Uses: Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant


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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Oct 13, 2013 12:12 PM

Advance is a really lovely crocus with a nice two toned effect. The flowers are brushed with color on the outside but open a paler colored interior.

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