"Spring Crocus, close-up" Lac du Mont Cenis Off The Beaten Path Tip by JLBG
Lac du Mont Cenis Off The Beaten Path: 4 reviews and 4 photos
The wild Spring crocus is most of the time violet but white populations (shown on this photo) exist too as well as speckled flowers. It is also cultivatd for its flowers and there exist cultivated varieties of various colors, including yellow. It is a close relative with cultivated saffron (Crocus sativus) but does not give any saffron powder.
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