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.
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.…
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…