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Saffron Crocus Bulbs
(Pack of 15)

Grow Your Own Saffron!

Item Number: FB354

$7.99/Pack

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$7.99/Pack

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Description

Crocus sativus

The original "Saffron Crocus" used for flavor seasoning. Use stigmas for cooking or as part of the landscape in rock gardens, woodland gardens, ground covers, or borders. Does best in areas with hot, dry summers.

  • USDA Zones: 4-8
  • Bloom Time: September - November
  • Height: 4-6"
  • Planting depth/Spacing: 2"/1"
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Bulb
  • Deer Resistant

Characteristics

Sales Unit Pack Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Purple, White Plant Usage Attracts Beneficial Insects, Culinary Herb, Ornamental
Life Cycle Perennial Planting Time Fall
USDA Zone 4 - 8 Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Sales Unit Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Purple, White
Plant Usage Attracts Beneficial Insects, Culinary Herb, Ornamental
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Fall
USDA Zone 4 - 8
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

April 7, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Cultures have given meaning to herbs, flowers, and other plants since ancient times.  These symbolic meanings became particularly well developed and socially important during the Victorian era. … read more »
September 28, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Grow the Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativa) in a sunny spot in your garden—and harvest your own saffron in the fall! The saffron will be at its best if you harvest it the first day the flowers open.… read more »
September 27, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Even the universities get mixed up about Autumn Crocus. Is the Autumn Crocus the saffron-producing Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) or the poisonous Colchicum autumnale? It really matters, because autumn… read more »

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.50 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 4"W x 3"H

Guarantee

We guarantee the perishable merchandise we sell (including but not limited to, garlic bulbs, flower bulbs, seed potatoes, onion sets...etc.) to be in good, viable condition when we sell them. However, because these items will deteriorate over time, we expect you to inspect them carefully upon receipt and plant them without any delay. Should there be any quality problem, you must notify us within 3 (three) days of your purchase, or delivery, whichever the latter, to request an exchange or a refund.

Beyond 3 days from the date of purchase, or delivery, whichever the latter, perishable merchandise is not returnable nor refundable under any circumstances.

Reviews

Crocus Sativus

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.

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