Crocus 'Violet Queen'
? (possibly misidentified)
Photo by Mark
(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
Here, with late morning light shining through the flowers, the two-toned
very apparent, particularly with the dark color near the tips of the outer
The true identity of this "garden center mixup" is still being
it's been suggested this may be a C. vernus or C. tommasinianus hybrid.
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