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Colchicum - Autumn crocus

Janey

By Janey


Colchicum - Autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale (Autumn Crocus))

Just popped to the library this morning and there by the church path were these gorgeous Autumn crocuses.......now where's my trowel...Lol!



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You wouldn't dare, would you????

11 Sep, 2010

 

Very nice Janey, I wasnt aware Autumn crocus existed. How's that puppy?

11 Sep, 2010

 

such a pretty colour...

11 Sep, 2010

 

What beauties !

11 Sep, 2010

 

They are very nice, just been googling them. Belong to the lily family.

11 Sep, 2010

 

i love these janey, had them at my last house, so pretty ;o))

11 Sep, 2010

 

Lol Grandmage...... these are plants that local people have donated to the church garden....I was joking....:o)))
They come up Dawn with no leaves...they come after, and they're much bigger than spring ones. Lotties a little gem, though she's trying it on with pusscats....Ted grabbed her earlier and pinned her down as she was giving him some cheek......:o((
Thanks Bb....they are a sight to see.....:o))

11 Sep, 2010

 

We commented together there San....they are lovely aren't they......

11 Sep, 2010

 

yes always funny how you get leaves at different time to flowers, love them as bigger than normal crocus, i may get some now iv seen these ;o)

11 Sep, 2010

 

Yes, me too, looking on the right there, you can get the double type and white ones too.....all these plans for next year!!

11 Sep, 2010

bjs
Bjs
 

Its strange how they flower before the leaves emerge the true Autumn Crocus do the same as do the Autumn flowering Snowdops.

11 Sep, 2010

 

I want some too now, another for the wishlist.
Lottie is so cute, sorry to hear that Ted had to put her in her place. She might show him a bit more respect now ....Mmmm maybe not, ha ha.

11 Sep, 2010

 

Youre right there Dawn...mmmm...maybe not...Lol!
Autumn flowering snowdrops Bjs? Going to have to look those up now...:o)

11 Sep, 2010

 

I planted lots of colchicums last year, four different kinds. Two groups flowered but there is no sign of any of them this year, although one did come up in the spring and died down...still waiting for the flower though :( Yours are lovely!

11 Sep, 2010

 

Wish they were mine Karen.....shall be getting some next year now...:o)

11 Sep, 2010

 

beautiful...

12 Sep, 2010

bjs
Bjs
 

Karen
most autumn Colchicums come from Eurasia so would be used to a nice warm dry Summer.There is still time for yours to flower some of mine are not flowering yet, and I am way south of you

12 Sep, 2010

 

Stunning!

18 Sep, 2010

 

Just been commenting on Mads, they arejust what we need this time of the year to brighten up the borders!

18 Sep, 2010

 

They really are Carole....and such large flowers compared to the spring ones....I spied some in Mums garden the other day....:o)))

18 Sep, 2010



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