Corm tunic parallel fibres. Leaves dark green and up to 9mm wide, appearing with the flowers. Flowers 8-11cm tall white or creamy-white with a yellow throat, occasionally lightly veined with purple, the anthers white, autumn. Greece, Greek islands and Crete, rocky places in grass and scrub up to 1500m. A desirable plant in its larger flowered forms but requiring glass protection.
Crocus Pages: Crocus boryi