Crocus 'Golden Bunch'

Jim McKenney
Wed, 30 Mar 2005 06:27:22 PST
Jerry John Flintoff wrote: "Crocus ' Golden Bunch ' is a form of C.

Jerry, I'm not sure what you are saying here. Yes, I know that there is a
widely cultivated and sold form of Crocus ancyrensis which is called 'Golden

But are you implying that the name 'Golden Bunch' has always properly
belonged only to a cultivar of Crocus ancyrensis? 

Was Patrick Synge's attribution of a 'Goldlen Bunch' to the Crocus he knew
as C. suterianus in error? 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where Crocus ancyrensis is
over for the year and C. olivieri seems to have departed for good. 

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