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 crocuses in beds of groundcover and to fill in spaces between spring- and early-summer blooming perennials.
Plant autumn-flowering bulbs such as amaryllis, nerines and autumn crocuses. Summer-prune side-shoots of wall-trained plums and cherries, with the exception of morello.
PLANT autumn crocuses, daffodils and Madonna lilies in sunny borders.
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plAnt | autumn-flowering bulbs such as amaryllis, nerines, colchicums and autumn crocuses.
That doesn't need to be the end of the story because there are autumn crocuses to follow - Colchicumautumnale, its common name Meadow Saffron causing it to be confused with the saffron-producing crocus variety C.