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Scientific name: Crocus spp.     kro-kus

Common name: Crocus

Design Characteristics

Height  4-6"
Spread  4-6"
Form  upright
Texture  fine
Flower color  yellow
 white
 purple
Leaf color  dark green
Time of bloom  early Spring
 February-March

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun-part shade
Soil
requirement
 well-drained soil
Propagation
method
 bulb/corm
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-8

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  rock gardens
 dwarf conifer gardens
Comments  one of the earliest bloomers