Crocus Sativus
Crocus Sativus

Crocus Sativus (Saffron Crocus)


Delivery: From end August

Commonly known as the Saffron Crocus, the three red stigmas inside this autumn flowering flower are, in value, the gold equivalent of the plant world. Crocus Sativus should be planted on receipt in September and early October. They will bloom in six to eight weeks depending on when the order is placed and delivery and, if you're lucky with dry weather, you can harvest the stigmas early in the morning and dry for a delicious addition to many recipes. Bulb size 8/+ cm

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Colour Lilac, Purple
Delivery From end August
Garden Position Sun
Hardiness Hardy
Height (Mature plant) 10 cm
Month of Blooming October, November
Planting Depth 10cm
Planting Time Autumn, Winter
Planting density (per m2) 100-150
Planting position Front
Scented No
Size 8+ cm
Special Features Bee and Pollinator Friendly, Naturalising
Suitable for Pots Yes
Type of Soil Moderately Fertile, Well Drained
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