Crocus

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Crocus : Crocus vernus

Plant :  Crocus is a popular garden plant providing welcome colour on sunny days, from late winter to early summer.  They are attractive to bees, as a useful source of pollen for early season foragers.   It belongs to the Iridaceae family.  These pretty plants are normally grown in gardens, verges and in pots.  It is a bulbus plant, with stems growing up to 30 cm tall.

Flower : It flowers between February and June.  The flower has six petal-like sepals and three stamen.

Pollen : Click here to see more about it’s pollen.

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