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Author Topic: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS  (Read 66407 times)

Thomas Huber

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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #45 on: February 24, 2010, 10:20:39 AM »
‘Mariette’

– Yellow petals with 5-7 dark-purple stripes on the outer petals,
looking similar to ‘Gipsy Girl’ but has a brighter yellow colour and
bronze speckled base and stem.
« Last Edit: February 26, 2010, 03:34:15 PM by Thomas Huber »
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #46 on: February 24, 2010, 10:23:19 AM »
‘Saturnus’ 

- Yellow pointed petals with 3 purple stripes, softly bronze speckled basal blotch.
Opens star shaped. Has never set seed in my garden.
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #47 on: February 24, 2010, 10:24:19 AM »
‘Suzie’

– Can be easily confused with ‘Saturnus’ – but is smaller in appearance and stripes shorter.
Yellow pointed petals with 3 purple stripes, softly bronze speckled basal blotch.
Opens star shaped. Has never set seed in my garden.
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #48 on: February 24, 2010, 10:26:04 AM »
Yellow with dark blotch:

‘EP Bowles’

– Chromium-yellow petals with a purple basal block and 2 stripes running up to the apex.
Stem bronze speckled. Has never set seed in my garden.
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #49 on: February 24, 2010, 10:28:11 AM »
‘Goldilocks’

– Fragrant. Lemon-yellow petals with a dull purplish basal blotch. Stem olive-green in the upper half.
Often forms double flowers. Similar to EP Bowles, but with a brighter yellow.
« Last Edit: February 26, 2010, 08:15:03 AM by Thomas Huber »
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #50 on: February 24, 2010, 10:29:24 AM »
‘Canary Bird’

– Cadmium-yellow petals with bronze basal blotch on the outside softer than in ‘Goldilocks’.
Stem completely speckled bronze. Has never set seed in my garden.
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #51 on: February 24, 2010, 10:31:00 AM »
‘Sunset’

– Small yellow flowers with a dark purple-brownish blotch on the upper half
of the outer petals, lower part softly speckled bronze.
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #52 on: February 24, 2010, 10:32:03 AM »
‘Herald’

– Soft yellow large petals, outside nearly completely purplish with a yellowish edge, has a good seed set.
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #53 on: February 24, 2010, 10:33:20 AM »
‘Elegance’

– Bright yellow petals, outside with large brownish blotch, smaller than in ‘Herald’,
has never set seed in my garden.
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Re: COMPILATION OF CROCUS CHRYSANTHUS/BIFLORUS CULTIVARS
« Reply #54 on: February 24, 2010, 10:34:43 AM »
‘Zwanenburg Bronze’

– Bright yellow petals, outside completely bronze-coloured but still with a yellowish touch,
has never set seed in my garden.
« Last Edit: February 26, 2010, 08:15:36 AM by Thomas Huber »
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