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Crocus veneris

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ex Poech. Corm tunic membranous. Leaves up to 1mm wide, with the flowers.

Flowers 8cm high, white wit h varying purple feathering externally and a six-branched yellowish-orange style, late autumn to winter. Cyprus, scrub or rocky grassland up to 1000m. An undistinguished species requiring glass protection and dryish summer dormancy.

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