Perhaps poor, but not unloved! I think that's a gorgeous Crocus. Maybe that's why I'm nowhere near an expert on them! "Strange markings" are one of my favorite things in flowers - that's what makes them unique. So you can tell the poor Crocus that it has at least one fan... Jennifer > Poor little unloved crocus! > http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/files/… > Nobody rates its charms and some think it might harbour (dreaded) > virus.