This picture shows the delicate veining on a pale lilac ground with the two yellow spots at the base of each tepal which are characteristic of most forms this species. Taken in mid-October 2003. (See my comments about sources before purchasing this plant.)
Crocus kotschyanus at Alpine Garden Society show 2004
Very delicate colouring
Close-up to show the lovely markings in the throat
Shoots poking up in September.