Colchicum autumnale

Colchicum autumnale

Description

Colchicum autumnale, or Meadow Saffron, is a crocus-like flower that appears in the fall. The plant produces solitary purply-pink flowers with orange anthers and white styles, that appear before the long, strappy, erect leaves emerege . Best results when planted in sheltered, sunny, moist, well-drained areas in gardens, meadows, rock gardens, underplanting of shrubs or in pots or containers. Can be naturalised in turf.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Bulb size

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Colour

Height cm

Flowering Period

October-December

Bulbs/m2

Biodiversity friendly