Yellow Spring Crocus

Crocus Gargaricus

Yellow Spring Crocus Crocus Gargaricus

I came across this very bright yellow crocus growing under a tree on a playing field. It is usually found in damp grassland and open woodland. It originates from NW Turkey, and has spread as a garden or park escape where it has becoem naturalised.

Yellow Spring Crocus Crocus Gargaricus


March 2012, local park, Staffordshire. Β© Pete Hillman 2012.

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12 thoughts on “Yellow Spring Crocus

  1. Absolutely gorgeous. It’s hard for us to have crocus here on the coast, because of the heat and humidity, but I’m told they do well in other parts of the state. I’ve never seen one actually blooming in the ground, so it’s a delight to have photos like yours to enjoy.

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    • Thank you for your lovely comment and for following here and on my other blog also, Didi! πŸ™‚ I love flowers, and I just can’t help but try and capture at least some of that essence in their beauty πŸ™‚

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  2. Interesting that these and other crocuses are not native to the UK. It seems the naturalisation of introduced plants has a very long history, and suggests a nuanced response to notions of indigenous gardening!

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