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A picture of a Tecophilaea cyanocrocus

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

10cm

5cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus Overview

This is a spring-flowering species which grows to a height of 10-15cm and produces 1 to 2 flowers on each stem, which are fragrant, funnel-shaped and open out flat, and are intense deep blue with a white throat. The leaves are narrow at the base.

How to propagate Tecophilaea cyanocrocus

Seed

You can propagate from seeds or corms in spring.

Other uses of Tecophilaea cyanocrocus

Grown for their beautiful flowers. Best grown in an alpine house or conservatory.