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PlantFiles: Crocus
Crocus ancyrensis 'Golden Bunch'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crocus (KROH-kus) (Info)
Species: ancyrensis (an-syr-EN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Bunch

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Variegated
Silver/Gray
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive pajaritomt On Mar 20, 2009, pajaritomt from Los Alamos, NM (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a very small crocus. I thought mine was malnourished until I saw the ones at the nursery which were no larger. Very bright and cheery, though.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chugiak, Alaska
Garberville, California
Los Altos, California
Prince Frederick, Maryland
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Troy, New York
Lima, Pennsylvania
Dishman, Washington



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