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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WE ARE offering readers a splash of colour with our autumn crocuses offer.
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.
In meadows, camassias and fritillaries poke their heads out beyond longer grass, while later in the year autumn crocuses bloom under trees when everything else has faded.
The 4,000 autumn crocuses, supplied by the Colne Valley Garden Centre, have been planted in all of the villages both by Parish Councillors and volunteers from village groups.
Autumn crocuses are generally vigorous and will withstand a lot of bad weather.
But these lovelies are the autumn crocuses, Colchicums, whose popular