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Colchicum kesselringii Regel

  • Colchicum regelii Stef.

    Tuberous corm elongated, 1-3 cm long, covered by a dark leather-like scale. Leaves linear, 2-7, appearing with flowers. Flowers 1-4, white, tube with violet-purple dorsal stripe, 2-3 cm long, stands 5-7 cm above ground. V - early spring to late spring. Flowers appear just after the snow melts. Fl - February in the wild (March, April in St. Petersburg). Fr - May. Foliage dies off in late spring after fruiting. P - by seed or by dividing older clumps in summer. Good for the rock garden. Z 4. New.

    Central Asia (Pamiro Alay, Tien Shan, Syr-Darya River basin, Chirchik valley). In mountains in alpine and subalpine zones, on submontane plains, in meadows and in the foothills among shrubs.


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