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Colchicum cilicicum

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Family: Colchicaceae
Genus: Colchicum (KOHL-chik-um) (Info)
Species: cilicicum (kil-LEE-kee-kum) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

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

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

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

Elmore, Alabama
Sorrento, British Columbia
Olathe, Kansas
Gold Hill, Oregon



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