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Colchicum Autumnnale 'Album' (Autumn Crocus Bulbs)

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Colchicum autumnnale 'Album' (autumn crocus bulbs)

Colchicum Autumnnale 'Album' (Autumn Crocus Bulbs)


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Position: full sun
Soil: deep, fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: September and October
Flower colour: white
Other features: all parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested; contact with the skin may cause irritation
Hardiness: fully hardy
Gorgeous, goblet-shaped, white flowers in September and October, followed by large leaves, retained until mid-summer. These autumn-flowering bulbs are perfect for naturalising in grass under a semi-mature specimen tree. Always wear gloves when working with colchicum since all parts of the plant are poisonous and a potential skin irritant.Garden care: Wear gloves to plant bulbs in naturalistic drifts 10cm (4in) deep in July or autumn

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