Chilean Blue Crocus (Tecophilaea cyanocrocus)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Tecophilaea cyanocrocus Accepted
Tecophilaea cyanocrocus var. violacea Synonym
Tecophilaea cyanocrocus var. regelii Synonym
Tecophilaea cyanocrocus var. leichtlinii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 3-5 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Corm
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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