autumn crocus

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Synonyms for autumn crocus

bulbous autumn-flowering herb with white, purple or lavender-and-white flowers

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Plant autumn-flowering bulbs such as amaryllis belladonna and autumn crocuses
Autumn crocuses are generally vigorous and will withstand a lot of bad weather.
But these lovelies are the autumn crocuses, Colchicums, whose popular
Incorporate hardy, autumn-flowering perennials and bulbs in your planting scheme to add colour and interest, such as autumn crocuses and nerines, sedums and some anemones.
At the moment, there are saffron autumn crocuses in one of the parks and the colour of the trees gets you over a quarter of a mile or so without even thinking that you wish you'd stayed in bed.