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Wild Crocus Bulbs Fuscotinctus

No longer available this season.
Fuscotinctus is the wild or specie crocus with bright yellow petals streaked with dark red. (Crocus chrysanthus)
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Botanical Name
Crocus chrysanthus
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Container Planting, Grows In The Lawn
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
3-4" tall
Bloom Time
Early spring


Here's another stunner. This little beauty has unique striping on each outside petal--dark red on pure yellow. It's another gem for any wild bulb collection. This is a true wild variety, but has a similar appearance to a cultivar named 'Gypsy Girl.'

These are the ones called 'Snow Crocus' for obvious reasons. They bloom well before the Dutch Crocus, so for a long season of crocus bloom, plant them both. They work almost exactly the same. Unlike the Dutch crocus group of hybrids, these are true 'wild bulbs'--species crocus that grow in the wild in Greece and other areas. Add these jewel-toned beauties to your wildflower collection, and you'll enjoy them for years.