Spring/Fall 2014

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sativus - flowers are lilac purple with darker veins, cultivated since Roman times; original saffron crocus whose showy, red stigmas are used for flavoring and coloring food; early-mid fall; 3"-5"; whz 6-9; 1671;(9+cm).

Like their spring cousins, this group tends to flower at a time when there is little in bloom, therefore, they fill an important spot in the garden, Sept. - Dec.; many are species and can be variable in color and growth habit, depending on site; best planted in protected, well-drained, sunny location like a rock or herb garden or blooming through light mulch or ground cover; 10 per sq. ft; whz 5-9 unless otherwise noted.

Crocus-Fall - sativus
Product Code: 46-0107
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Genus: Crocus-Fall
Cultivar: sativus
Family: Iridaceae
Nickname: Saffron Crocus
10 bulbs for $7.70
50 bulbs for $32.50
100 bulbs for $59.00
500 bulbs for $270.00
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Bulbs Per Sq Foot: 10
Color: Purple
Height: Up To 12"
Flowering Time: Late Summer, Fall
Sun vs Shade: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Average
Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9
Year of Introduction: 1651 To 1700 (1671)
Plant Early: Yes
Rock Garden: Yes
In The Lawn: Yes
Container Use: Yes
Naturalizes: Yes
These Bulbs Have A Similar Bloom Time As sativus

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