Crocus sativus The original "Saffron Crocus" used for flavor seasoning.
Blooms Early Fall
Depth/Spacing 3" / 2"-3"
Plant in early Fall in full sun.
Does best in areas with hot, dry summer.
Use for culinary stigmas, or as part of the landscape in rock gardens, woodland gardens, ground covers, or borders. Deer resistant.
USDA Zone: 6 - 9
Bloom Time: September - November
Height: 4" - 6"
Bulb Size: 7-8 cm
Available to ship: Early September
I love bulbs! They're an easy and fast way to get lost of color in the spring. I'm particularly excited about these bulbs because I want to harvest my own saffron. I'm curious how they will fare with the huge deer population we have.Review by Katie (on 12/28/12)