Crocus Compared

This page compares features of Crocus species.


Comparison of leaves of various Crocus by David Pilling. The Crocus sativus leaves are 450 mm long, too long to fit in the photo.

Crocus leaves, David Pilling

Photo 1 is of various crocus corms on a 10 mm grid. Photo 2 shows corms growing on the surface with Crocus chrysanthus in the middle. Photo 3 compares shoots of Crocus chrysanthus 'Romance' (left and characteristically of Crocus chrysanthus tinted yellow) and Crocus ancyrensis in mid-December. Photo 4 shows corms of Crocus tommasinianus 'Ruby Giant' left and Crocus chrysanthus right. Photo 5 compares Crocus ×luteus 'Yellow Mammoth' left, with Crocus vernus 'Pickwick' right.

Crocus corms, David PillingCrocus shoots 20th January 2014, David PillingCrocus shoots, David PillingCrocus tommasinianus 'Ruby Giant' left, Crocus chrysanthus right, David PillingCrocus ×luteus 'Yellow Mammoth' left, Crocus vernus 'Pickwick' right, David Pilling

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Crocus corms
Crocus ancyrensis corm, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
ancyrensis
Crocus asumaniae corms, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
asumaniae
Crocus chrysanthus 'Dorothy', David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
chrysanthus
Crocus etruscus 'Zwanenburg' corms, 15th November 2013, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
etruscus
Crocus flavus ssp. flavus 15th November 2013, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
flavus
Crocus goulimyi corms, M. Gastil-Buhl [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
goulimyi
Crocus hadriaticus corms, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
hadriaticus
Crocus korolkowii corms 15th November 2013, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
korolkowii
Crocus laevigatus corms, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
laevigatus
Crocus minimus corms, M. Gastil-Buhl [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
minimus
Crocus niveus corms, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
niveus
Crocus ochroleucus corms, Mary Sue Ittner

ochroleucus

Crocus oreocreticus corms, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
oreocreticus
Crocus pulchellus corms, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
pulchellus
Crocus sativus, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
sativus
Crocus sieberi ssp. sublimus 'Tricolor' corms 3rd October 2013, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
sieberi
Crocus tommasinianus, Barr's Purple, corms, David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
tommasinianus
Crocus tournefortii corms, Mary Sue Ittner [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
tournefortii
Crocus vernus 'Pickwick', David Pilling [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
vernus

Crocus index - Fall Blooming crocus A-H - Fall Blooming crocus I-O - Fall Blooming crocus P-Z - Spring Blooming crocus A-B - Spring Blooming crocus C-E - Spring Blooming crocus F-L - Spring Blooming crocus M-S - Spring Blooming crocus T-Z


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