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When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

Hi,

Does anyone know when and where we can find blooming crocuses fields?
I saw on this site that they can be found in somewhere in Niederhorn area. But I don't know where exactly and when they're blooming? I think it's only like around 2 weeks in spring time per year?


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Not sure about Zurich area- our 2 fields were absolutely covered for 2 weeks and now it's almost over (we are at 950m in the Western Jura though),
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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

You have to be lucky.... There are the most amazing fields on the mountain near Chur.... we were about a week too late. You could see where they had been....when you get off the cablecar...but we went a bit further to the colder side of the mountain, and there were still lots out...

but that was last year, and I think spring came strongly this year...I only saw a few crocuses around Zurich...
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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

I just spotted this on Twitter

https://twitter.com/nidwalden/status/851507240527945729
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Does anyone know when and where we can find blooming crocuses fields?
A month ago around here.

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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

Still flowering between Hochfluh and Rigi Burgeist/Schiedegg, mainly white but the Gentian started to show over the weekend so its very Spring Alpine pretty with some snow remaining.

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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

Hi,

Maybe this year we will be able to see some nice blooming fields

Could you please advise me when and where we should be able to see them? I assume it should be soon. Would be great if not far from Zurich

Thanks for all responses!
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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

A couple weeks ago around here, not sure if there are any left.

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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

Our crocuses were in bud before the last cold snap, I suspect once the snow melts I'll find that the blooms were killed. The bulbs will be fine but I doubt there will be any kind of a show this year.

But hope springs eternal in the heart of a Schwyzer gardner: There's always next year!

Alekk, youlikely need to look for fields either at lower elevations that were not hit with killing cold, or at higher elevations where the bulbs were not awoken too soon in the season.
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Step 1: Find places where they grow.
Step 2: Sort them by climate region (Ticino and southern Grison, Valais, Engadine, Jura, Alps etc.) and elavation.
Step 3: Find who to get there.
Step 4. Find time and gt to one place.
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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

Bump for cherry blossom justice while we're at it.

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Bump for cherry blossom justice while we're at it.

Cherry blossoms are just the mood lifter one needs this time of year.

I need to get out of the Dark Side with it's neither-fish-nor-fowl microclimate; give me either real character-building winters or give me gentle temperate lake level climes.

This half-way weather is killing my gardening soul. And last year's cherry saplings.
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Re: When and where can find blooming crocuses fields

Now. At 1'700 to 1'800 meters. Graubünden.
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