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Colchicum 'Harlequin'

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Family: Colchicaceae
Genus: Colchicum (KOHL-chik-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Harlequin
Additional cultivar information: (aka Harlekijn)

Synonym:Colchicum Autumn Crocus

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive nevadagdn On Mar 28, 2005, nevadagdn from Sparks, NV (Zone 7a) wrote:

This Colchicum, while not as vigorous as some of the species, has a unique flower: white with a chevron band of lavender on each petal. It's well worth the effort to try it.

Regional...

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

Sparks, Nevada
Columbus, Ohio



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