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Crocus sieberi 'Firefly'

10th March 2006

Crocus sieberi is a well behaved species in the garden here, coming up reliably year after year and increasing steadily. 'Firefly' has the same yellow throat as 'Tricolor' but is a much paler lilac, which works well in the garden, but is less striking.

4th February 2007

If these forms have a fault, it is that the full sized buds are supported on very thin corolla tubes that fall over in the slightest breeze. Not only do they look tatty, but they fail to open properly.

20th February 2009

26th February 2010