autumn crocus

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autumn crocus:

see meadow saffronmeadow saffron
or autumn crocus,
perennial garden ornamental (Colchicum autumnale) of the family Liliaceae (lily family). Native to Europe and N Africa, it has escaped from gardens to meadows and fields in some parts of the United States.
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Plant autumn crocus in rich, well-drained soil in full sun to light shade for best flowering.
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But for a show this year try autumn crocus and Saffron crocus.
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Fall-flowering bulbs such as autumn crocus (Colchicum) should have been planted as soon as they arrived in early to mid-September.
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Once its spires have disintegrated, stems of crocosmia would add rich colour, and could be followed by autumn crocus or a smattering of Amaryllis belladonna.
The drug, derived from the autumn crocus, is designed to "detonate" and become active only after reaching a target tumour.
The drug, based on colchicine, an extract from the autumn crocus, is at an early stage of development, and has so far been tested only on mice.
Plan ahead for next year and for this year try autumn crocus and saffron crocus.