They appeared on the territory of the Yew-Boxwood Grove of the Caucasian Reserve, already at the beginning of winter, although usually flowering begins only in February or March. In the Caucasian Biosphere Reserve, this unusual phenomenon is explained by a favorable climate and the absence of frosts.
Several types of primroses grow on the territory of Sochi. One of the most famous - Cyclamen Coum - is listed in the Red Book of the Krasnodar Territory. In addition, three types of snowdrops grow on the territory of the Caucasian Reserve. Voronov's snowdrop, named after the famous botanist Yuri Voronov, usually blooms first. Most notable in size is the Caucasian hellebore, which is known for its hardiness.