meadow saffron


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Related to meadow saffron: autumn crocus, Colchicum autumnale
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bulbous autumn-flowering herb with white, purple or lavender-and-white flowers

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THESE pretty little bulbs, growing only 3-6in (8-15cm) high, and also sometimes known as the autumn crocus or meadow saffron, come into their own now, producing clusters of crocus-like flowers which may be white, pink or chequered.
These pretty little bulbs growing only 3-6in (8-15cm) high, also known as the autumn crocus or meadow saffron, come into their own now, producing clusters of crocus-like flowers which may be white, pink or chequered.
Kesar Queen's dam, Meadow Saffron, was a half-sister to Meadow Court, who chased home Sea-Bird in the 1965 Derby before his wins in the Irish Derby and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
Black, Les Colchiques becomes Meadow Saffron where in the final section
They come from Greece and Turkey, but there's also a rare British native that was familiarly known as meadow saffron or naked ladies.