Crocus 'Violet Queen'? (possibly misidentified)

Crocus 'Violet Queen' (misidentified?)    copyright  2002 Mark McDonough

Photo by Mark McDonough
(April 6, 2002)

This gorgeous Crocus exhibits a striking two-toned effect, with rich
purple coloration on the outside, shading to paler violet on the inside.  The crisp
goblet flower form shows off to good advantage the deep outer color of the tepals.

The true identity of this "garden center mixup" is still being determined, but
it's been suggested this may be a C. vernus or C. tommasinianus hybrid.

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