Colchicum Laetum


Colchicum Laetum

$3.78 / packet

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In late summer or autumn, for 2-3 weeks, flowers open pale purple-pink with rounded ends, the petals of each bloom often held parallel to the ground, and they are well suited for the rock garden. These plants are very hardy coming from such cold places as south east Russia through to the Caucasus and Dagestan.

Sowing Advice

Sow seeds at any time, covering them very thinly with compost or grit, keeping the seed pot in a cool, well-lit spot outdoors. Artificial heat is not needed and can prevent germination so be very patient as many species will only germinate in the spring after chilling or freezing in the moist seed pot in the winter. Grow on individual seedlings in small pots until of sufficient size to be potted on or planted out into the open ground.

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Key Facts


Common name:Autumn Crocus, Naked Lady, Meadow Saffron

Classification:Hardy bulb, Hardy perennial


Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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