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Tecophilaea cyanocrocus 'Violacea'


Tecophilaea cyanocrocus 'Violacea' has velvety purple-blue flowers in early spring with thin white stripes.

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus 'Violacea' is a rare purple form of the Chilean blue crocus. It produces velvety purple-blue flowers in early spring. Thin white stripes accentuate the base of each petal. During summer dormancy keep dry and cool. Protect in a frost free environment over the winter. Worth every effort.

Common Name: Chilean Blue Crocus - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Tecophilaeaceae (The Blue Crocus Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: High elevations on dry, stony slopes in the Andes Mountains from 2000-3000 metres (6600-9800 feet).

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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