A plant genus, in the IRIDACEAE family, known as a source of Saffron.
A genus of poisonous, liliaceous plants. The roots (corms) of Colchicum autumnale, the fall crocus or meadow saffron, yield COLCHICINE, which is used as a biochemical tool and to treat gout. Other members of this genus yield saffron dye, flavoring agents, and aromatics.
Aromatic substances added to food before or after cooking to enhance its flavor. These are usually of vegetable origin.
A monocot plant family of the Liliopsida class. It is classified by some in the Liliales order and some in the Asparagales order.
Six-carbon alicyclic hydrocarbons which contain one or more double bonds in the ring. The cyclohexadienes are not aromatic, in contrast to BENZOQUINONES which are sometimes called 2,5-cyclohexadiene-1,4-diones.
The dried seeds, bark, root, stems, buds, leaves, or fruit of aromatic plants used to season food.
A monocot family within the order Liliales. This family is divided by some botanists into other families such as Convallariaceae, Hyacinthaceae and Amaryllidaceae. Amaryllidaceae, which have inferior ovaries, includes CRINUM; GALANTHUS; LYCORIS; and NARCISSUS and are known for AMARYLLIDACEAE ALKALOIDS.
The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons consisting of a polyisoprene backbone.
The reproductive organs of plants.

Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of Crocus sativus L. stigma and petal extracts in mice. (1/58)

BACKGROUND: Crocus sativus L. (saffron) is used in folk medicine, for example as an antiedematogenic agent. We aimed to evaluate the antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activity of saffron extracts in mice. RESULTS: We used aqueous and ethanolic maceration extracts of Crocus sativus L. stigma and petals. Antinociceptive activity was examined using the hot plate and writhing tests. The effect of extracts against acute inflammation was studied using xylene induced ear edema in mice. The activity of the extracts against chronic inflammation was assessed by formalin-induced edema in the rat paw. In the hot plate tests, intraperitoneal injection of both extracts showed no significant antinociceptive activity in mice. The extracts exhibited antinociceptive activity against acetic acid induced writhing. Naloxone partially blocked only the antinociceptive activity of the stigma aqueous extract. Only the stigma extracts showed weak to moderate effect against acute inflammation. In chronic inflammation, both aqueous and ethanolic stigma extracts, as well as ethanolic petal extract, exerted anti-inflammatory effects. CONCLUSIONS: We conclude that aqueous and ethanolic extracts of saffron stigma and petal have an antinociceptive effect, as well as acute and/or chronic anti-inflammatory activity.  (+info)

Constituents of the pollen of Crocus sativus L. and their tyrosinase inhibitory activity. (2/58)

Five new naturally occurring monoterpenoids, crocusatins-A (1), -B (2a), -C (3), -D (4a) -E (5), a new lactate, sodium (2S)-(O-hydroxyphenyl)lactate (6), and eighteen known compounds were isolated and characterized from the pollen of Crocus sativus L. The tyrosinase inhibitory activities of these compounds were also discussed.  (+info)

Oxidative remodeling of chromoplast carotenoids: identification of the carotenoid dioxygenase CsCCD and CsZCD genes involved in Crocus secondary metabolite biogenesis. (3/58)

The accumulation of three major carotenoid derivatives-crocetin glycosides, picrocrocin, and safranal-is in large part responsible for the color, bitter taste, and aroma of saffron, which is obtained from the dried styles of Crocus. We have identified and functionally characterized the Crocus zeaxanthin 7,8(7',8')-cleavage dioxygenase gene (CsZCD), which codes for a chromoplast enzyme that initiates the biogenesis of these derivatives. The Crocus carotenoid 9,10(9',10')-cleavage dioxygenase gene (CsCCD) also has been cloned, and the comparison of substrate specificities between these two enzymes has shown that the CsCCD enzyme acts on a broader range of precursors. CsZCD expression is restricted to the style branch tissues and is enhanced under dehydration stress, whereas CsCCD is expressed constitutively in flower and leaf tissues irrespective of dehydration stress. Electron microscopy revealed that the accumulation of saffron metabolites is accompanied by the differentiation of amyloplasts and chromoplasts and by interactions between chromoplasts and the vacuole. Our data suggest that a stepwise sequence exists that involves the oxidative cleavage of zeaxanthin in chromoplasts followed by the sequestration of modified water-soluble derivatives into the central vacuole.  (+info)

Inhibitory effects of aqueous crude extract of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on chemical-induced genotoxicity in mice. (4/58)

Saffron (dried stigmas of Crocus sativus L.), was evaluated in the mouse bone marrow micronucleus test for its possible protective effects against chromosomal damage induced by cisplatin (CIS), mitomycin-C (MMC) and urethane (URE). Three doses of saffron (25, 50 and 100 mg/kg body weight) were orally administered to mice for five consecutive days prior to administration of genotoxins under investigation. From the results obtained, it was evident that the administration of 50 and 100 mg saffron/kg body weight could significantly inhibit the in vivo genotoxicity of these genotoxins. However, all the three doses of saffron were effective in exerting a protective effect against urethane.  (+info)

Saffron can prevent chemically induced skin carcinogenesis in Swiss albino mice. (5/58)

One of the most promising strategies for cancer prevention today is chemoprevention using readily available natural substances from vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices. Among the spices, saffron (Crocus sativus, L) a member of the large family Iridaceae, has drawn attention because apart from its use as a flavouring agent, pharmacological studies have demonstrated many health promoting properties including radical scavenging, anti- mutagenic and immuno-modulating effects. In the present study the effects of an aqueous infusion of saffron on two stage skin papillogenesis / carcinogenesis in mice initiated by 7-12 dimethyl benz[a] anthracin (DMBA) and promoted with croton oil were investigated. Significant reduction in papilloma formation was found with saffron application in the pre-initiation and post-initiation periods, and particular when the agent was given both pre- and post-initiation. The inhibition appeared to be at least partly due on modulatory effects of saffron on some phase II detoxifying enzymes like glutathione-S-transferase (GST) and glutahinoe peroxidase (GPx), as well as catalase (CAT) and superoxide dismutase (SOD).  (+info)

Interactive effects of saffron with garlic and curcumin against cyclophosphamide induced genotoxicity in mice. (6/58)

Saffron is a well-known spice and food colorant commonly consumed in different parts of the world. Recently, much attention has been focused on the biological and medicinal properties of saffron. In the present study the interactive effects of saffron with two commonly consumed dietary agents, garlic and curcumin was evaluated for anti-genotoxic effects against cyclophosphamide (CPH) in the mouse bone marrow micronucleus test. Experimental animals were orally pretreated with saffron (100 mg/kg body weight), garlic (250 mg/kg body weight) and curcumin (10 mg/kg body weight), either alone or in combination for five consecutive days, 2h prior to the administration of CPH. Maximum reduction in the frequencies of micronucleated polychromatic erythrocytes (Mn PCEs) induced by CPH was observed when all the three test compounds were administered together. Furthermore, the protective effects were more pronounced in the garlic-administered groups compared to curcumin and/or saffron administered groups.  (+info)

Comparison of Crocus sativus L. and imipramine in the treatment of mild to moderate depression: a pilot double-blind randomized trial [ISRCTN45683816]. (7/58)

BACKGROUND: The morbidity and mortality associated with depression are considerable and continue to increase. Depression currently ranks fourth among the major causes of disability worldwide, after lower respiratory infections, prenatal conditions, and HIV/AIDS. Crocus sativus L. is used to treat depression. Many medicinal plants textbooks refer to this indication whereas there is no evidence-based document. Our objective was to compare the efficacy of stigmas of Crocus sativus (saffron) with imipramine in the treatment of mild to moderate depression in a 6-week pilot double-blind randomized trial. METHODS: Thirty adult outpatients who met the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition for major depression based on the structured clinical interview for DSM IV participated in the trial. Patients have a baseline Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression score of at least 18. In this double-blind, single-center trial, patients were randomly assigned to receive capsule of saffron 30 mg/day (TDS) (Group 1) and capsule of imipramine 100 mg/day (TDS) (Group 2) for a 6-week study. RESULTS: Saffron at this dose was found to be effective similar to imipramine in the treatment of mild to moderate depression (F = 2.91, d.f. = 1, P = 0.09). In the imipramine group anticholinergic effects such as dry mouth and also sedation were observed more often that was predictable. CONCLUSION: The main overall finding from this study is that saffron may be of therapeutic benefit in the treatment of mild to moderate depression. To the best of our knowledge this is the first clinical trial that supports this indication for saffron. A large-scale trial with placebo control is warranted.  (+info)

Implications of carotenoid biosynthetic genes in apocarotenoid formation during the stigma development of Crocus sativus and its closer relatives. (8/58)

Crocus sativus is a triploid sterile plant characterized by its long red stigmas, which produce and store significant quantities of the apocarotenoids crocetin and crocin, formed from the oxidative cleavage of zeaxanthin. Here, we investigate the accumulation and the molecular mechanisms that regulate the synthesis of these apocarotenoids during stigma development in C. sativus. We cloned the cDNAs for phytoene synthase, lycopene-beta-cyclase, and beta-ring hydroxylase from C. sativus. With the transition of yellow undeveloped to red fully developed stigmas, an accumulation of zeaxanthin was observed, accompanying the expression of CsPSY, phytoene desaturase, and CsLYCb, and the massive accumulation of CsBCH and CsZCD transcripts. We analyzed the expression of these two transcripts in relation to zeaxanthin and apocarotenoid accumulation in other Crocus species. We observed that only the relative levels of zeaxanthin in the stigma of each cultivar were correlated with the level of CsBCH transcripts. By contrast, the expression levels of CsZCD were not mirrored by changes in the apocarotenoid content, suggesting that the reaction catalyzed by the CsBCH enzyme could be the limiting step in the formation of saffron apocarotenoids in the stigma tissue. Phylogenetic analysis of the CsBCH intron sequences allowed us to determine the relationships among 19 Crocus species and to identify the closely related diploids of C. sativus. In addition, we examined the levels of the carotenoid and apocarotenoid biosynthetic genes in the triploid C. sativus and its closer relatives to determine whether the quantities of these specific mRNAs were additive or not in C. sativus. Transcript levels in saffron were clearly higher and nonadditive, suggesting that, in the triploid gene, regulatory interactions that produce novel effects on carotenoid biosynthesis genes are involved.  (+info)

I have searched through various medical and scientific databases, and I cannot find a specific medical definition for "Crocus." Crocus is actually the name of a genus of flowering plants in the iris family. The most commonly known species is the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus), which produces the spice saffron.

While there are no direct medical definitions for "Crocus," some compounds derived from certain Crocus species have been studied for their potential medicinal properties. For example, safranal and crocin, both found in saffron, have been investigated for their possible benefits in treating conditions like depression, PMS symptoms, and age-related macular degeneration. However, more research is needed to confirm these effects and establish recommended dosages.

In summary, "Crocus" generally refers to a genus of flowering plants, with some species' compounds having potential medicinal properties. It does not have a specific medical definition on its own.

'Colchicum' is the genus name for a group of plants commonly known as autumn crocus or meadow saffron. These plants are native to Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia, and contain a number of toxic alkaloids, including colchicine.

Colchicine has been used in medicine for its anti-inflammatory properties, particularly in the treatment of gout, a type of arthritis characterized by sudden attacks of pain and swelling in the joints. However, because of its toxicity, colchicine must be administered under close medical supervision.

It is important to note that 'Colchicum' plants should not be consumed or used for medicinal purposes without proper medical guidance, as they can cause serious harm if ingested or mishandled.

Condiments are typically tangy or flavorful substances that are used to add taste and flavor to food. They can be in the form of sauces, pastes, spreads, or powders. Examples include ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, soy sauce, vinegar, hot sauce, salt, pepper, and herbs & spices. Some condiments can also provide additional benefits such as added nutrients or potential health properties. However, it's important to note that some condiments can also be high in sugar, sodium, or unhealthy fats, so they should be used in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

Iridaceae is not a medical term but a taxonomic category in botany. It refers to the family of plants known as the Iris family, which includes over 2,000 species distributed across 66 genera. These plants are characterized by their distinctive flowers, which typically have six petal-like structures (three outer and three inner) and a tubular or cup-shaped structure called the perianth tube.

While Iridaceae is not a medical term, some of its member species do have medicinal uses. For example, the roots of certain iris species, such as Iris germanica and Iris versicolor, contain compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds have been used in traditional medicine to treat various conditions, including digestive disorders, skin problems, and respiratory ailments. However, it is important to note that the use of these plants for medicinal purposes should be done under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional, as they can also contain toxic compounds that can cause adverse effects if used improperly.

Cyclohexenes are organic compounds that consist of a six-carbon ring (cyclohexane) with one double bond. The general chemical formula for cyclohexene is C6H10. The double bond can introduce various chemical properties and reactions to the compound, such as electrophilic addition reactions.

Cyclohexenes are used in the synthesis of other organic compounds, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and materials. Some cyclohexene derivatives also occur naturally, for example, in essential oils and certain plant extracts. However, it is important to note that pure cyclohexene has a mild odor and is considered a hazardous substance, with potential health effects such as skin and eye irritation, respiratory issues, and potential long-term effects upon repeated exposure.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "spices" is not a term that has a medical definition. Spices are typically defined in the context of food and cooking as dried parts of plants (such as seeds, bark, or roots) used to add flavor or aroma to dishes. If you have any questions related to nutrition or dietary habits and their potential impact on health, I would be happy to try to help with those!

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Liliaceae" is not a medical term. It is a taxonomic category in botany, specifically it is the family name for plants that include lilies, tulips, and related species. In a medical context, you might be referring to the specific plant species themselves, or possibly the allergic reactions some people can have to the pollen of these plants. If you have any more specific questions about botanical terms in a medical context, I'd be happy to try and help further.

Carotenoids are a class of pigments that are naturally occurring in various plants and fruits. They are responsible for the vibrant colors of many vegetables and fruits, such as carrots, pumpkins, tomatoes, and leafy greens. There are over 600 different types of carotenoids, with beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, lycopene, lutein, and zeaxanthin being some of the most well-known.

Carotenoids have antioxidant properties, which means they can help protect the body's cells from damage caused by free radicals. Some carotenoids, such as beta-carotene, can be converted into vitamin A in the body, which is important for maintaining healthy vision, skin, and immune function. Other carotenoids, such as lycopene and lutein, have been studied for their potential role in preventing chronic diseases, including cancer and heart disease.

In addition to being found in plant-based foods, carotenoids can also be taken as dietary supplements. However, it is generally recommended to obtain nutrients from whole foods rather than supplements whenever possible, as food provides a variety of other beneficial compounds that work together to support health.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "flowers" is not a term that has a medical definition. The term "flowers" is commonly used to refer to the reproductive structures of flowering plants (angiosperms), which are characterized by having both male and female reproductive organs or separate male and female flowers.

If you have any questions related to medical terminology or health conditions, I would be happy to try to help answer those for you!

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  • Saffron is obtained from the dried stigma of Crocus sativus, an autumn-blooming species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Crocus Sativus in traditional homeopathic usage , not approved by the FDA. (abchomeopathy.com)
  • C. Tzanidi, C. Proestos and P. Markaki, "Saffron ( Crocus sativus L. ) Inhibits Aflatoxin B 1 Production by Aspergillus parasiticus ," Advances in Microbiology , Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 310-316. (scirp.org)
  • B. Renau-Morata, S. G. Nebauer, M. Sanchez and R. V. Molina, "Effect of Corm Size, Water Stress and Cultivation Conditions on Photosynthesis and Biomass Partitioning during the Vegetative Growth of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.)," Industrial Crops and Products, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2012, pp. 40-46. (scirp.org)
  • J. Escribano, G. L. Alonso, M. Coca-Prados and J. A. Fernandez, "Crocin, Safranal and Picrocrocin from Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) Inhibit the Growth of Human Cancer Cells in Vitro," Cancer Letters, Vol. 100, No. 1-2, 1996, pp. 23-30. (scirp.org)
  • H. Hosseinzadeh and H. M. Younesi, "Antinociceptive and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Crocus sativus L. Stigma and Petal Extracts in Mice," BMC Pharmacology, Vol. 2, 2002, p. 7. (scirp.org)
  • S. M. B.Asdaq and M. N. Inamdar, "Potential of Crocus sativus (Saffron) and Its Constituent, Crocin, as Hypolipidemic and Antioxidant in Rats," Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vol. 162, No. 2, 2010, pp. 358-372. (scirp.org)
  • Crocus sativus L. (efloras.org)
  • Crocus sativus (saffron) and its active ingredient, crocin, have potent antioxidative effects that may benefit autistic behaviors. (bvsalud.org)
  • There are several reports available stating that apocarotenoids, carotenoids, and whole extracts of Crocus sativus were identified to have a potential role in the management of women health. (bvsalud.org)
  • This study aimed to propose a network pharmacology-based method to determine the potential therapeutic pathways of phytoconstituents (apocarotenoids and carotenoids) of UHPLC-PDA standardized stigma-based Crocus sativus extract (CSE) for the management of PCOS. (bvsalud.org)
  • The information regarding PCOS-related genes was retrieved from the PCOS knowledge database (PCOSKB), resulting in an established network between putative targets of PCOS and Crocus sativus extract phytochemicals to prevail the mechanism of action. (bvsalud.org)
  • Species Crocus, sometimes called snow crocus, are the first crocus to bloom, often in late winter to very early spring. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Species Crocus, commonly known as Snow Crocus , date back to before the 18th century, when they were native to Europe, North Africa and western Asia. (vanengelen.com)
  • Manchester, N.H., August 8, 2023 - Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. ("Allegro") (Nasdaq: ALGM), a global leader in power and sensing semiconductor technology for motion control and energy efficient systems, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Crocus Technology ("Crocus") for $420 million in cash. (allegromicro.com)
  • Matt Croci used the phrase "cautiously optimistic" to describe his outlook on the Wittenberg Tigers men's basketball team entering the 2023-24 season. (springfieldnewssun.com)
  • The Fashion Market: Innovation and Fashion Forecasting (5 hp) and The Fashion Market: Fashion Communication and Sustainability (5 hp) are two new courses that will start spring semester 2024 at the Department of Service Studies within Crocus' research area. (lu.se)
  • When to plant Crocus bulbs? (tulipworld.com)
  • Plant crocus bulbs in the fall when daytime temperatures are in the 60's or lower on a consistent basis. (tulipworld.com)
  • Plant Crocus bulbs with the pointed end facing up 2-3" deep. (tulipworld.com)
  • Where is the best place to plant Crocus bulbs? (tulipworld.com)
  • Plant crocus bulbs in large drifts using groupings of 20-30 bulbs. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Plant crocus bulbs in well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Colchicine is derived from the meadow saffron or autumn crocus plant (Colchicum autumnale), which is locally abundant in meadows throughout most of Europe and has become naturalized in parts of North America. (cdc.gov)
  • plural: crocuses or croci) is a genus of seasonal flowering plants in the family Iridaceae (iris family) comprising about 100 species of perennials growing from corms. (wikipedia.org)
  • For SNOW OR SPECIES CROCUS, plant with the base 2-3 inches deep and 2-3 inches apart from center to center (or closer for a lush look). (oldhousegardens.com)
  • This discussion we're having about cultivars of Crocus speciosus reminds me that C. kotschyanus is a species which, from a horticultural point of view, could use some selecting. (pacificbulbsociety.org)
  • Giant Crocus, sometimes called Dutch Crocus, grow a bit taller and have slightly larger flowers than Species Crocus. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Because they bloom in early spring, often after Species Crocus, many gardeners plant both Species and Giant crocus as a way to extend the crocus season. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Crocus Class: Species. (vanengelen.com)
  • Blooming about two weeks before their Large Flowering siblings, Species Crocus are best for early spring lawn tapestries. (vanengelen.com)
  • Drifts of Species Crocus are also lovely along well-walked paths, in garden borders and in rock gardens. (vanengelen.com)
  • Species Crocus have either smooth (annulate) or fibrous (reticulate or netted) tunics depending on the variety. (vanengelen.com)
  • A pack of 30 Crocus Mixed Species bulbs. (woodlandsgc.co.uk)
  • Due to the short stature of crocuses, they fall under the "minor bulb" classification. (gardenguides.com)
  • Look carefully at each crocus bulb before you store it. (gardenguides.com)
  • While not a true bulb (they are corms), crocus are like other spring-blooming bulbs--they are easy to grow and low maintenance. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Using an all-natural, slow-release fertilizer, like Van Bourgondien 100% Natural Bulb Food , at planting time can also give your crocus a boost. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • The Crocus bulb is a very versatile bulb - you can plant Crocuses just about anywhere, from tiny pots to great carpets of colour. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Crocus is an acaulescent (lacking a visible lower stem above ground) diminutive seasonal cormous (growing from corms) herbaceous perennial geophytic genus. (wikipedia.org)
  • This advice is from our members, if you can't find your question, please try the Crocus genus page or ask our friendly community. (growsonyou.com)
  • In late February or early March, the contrast that Crocuses give flowering against yellow daffodils is superb. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Crocus Chrysanthus Prins Claus presents large, calyx-shaped, white flowers delicately adorned with deep purple blotches, prominent orange anthers, and a vibrant golden heart. (easytogrowbulbs.com)
  • You can see all the Crocus seeds and bulbs for sale in our garden centre which lists products from over 25 popular websites. (growsonyou.com)
  • Yellow Mammoth Crocus glows with golden yellow 2-3" diameter blooms in early spring. (tulipworld.com)
  • Add these crocus to your lawn, or mixed into natural areas to add bursts of glowing blooms. (tulipworld.com)
  • Plant 10-15 Yellow Mammoth Crocus for a beaming burst of golden yellow blooms, and the biggest impact of color. (tulipworld.com)
  • Crocus can also be planted throughout the lawn for a burst of spring blooms among the grass. (tulipworld.com)
  • I'm delighted with these bright yellow crocuses with large blooms. (tulipworld.com)
  • Yalta sports some of the biggest crocus blooms we've ever seen. (botanus.com)
  • Crocus often do well in the dappled shade of deciduous trees and shrubs or around the base of perennials such as peonies because they can complete most of their life cycle before these plants leaf out fully and limit their sun. (oldhousegardens.com)
  • However, in the last decade or so, it's been said that squirrels do not like varieties of Crocus tommassinianus. (vanengelen.com)
  • What varieties of Crocus Bulbs does Gee-Tee have? (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • For helpful advice from our customers and the Missouri Botanical Garden, see our "Crocus in the Lawn" page. (oldhousegardens.com)
  • To help the little Crocus bulbs (really corms) grow and naturalize, please hold off mowing the lawn until the Crocus foliage has died back completely, usually in six weeks or so. (vanengelen.com)
  • Crocus corms, like other spring-blooming bulbs, should be planted in the fall, usually between September and November. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Like other bulbs, crocus corms require well-drained soil. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Again, Crocus naturalize by corm offsets (baby corms on the sides of the originally planted corm) and sometimes, when mature and happy over time, by self-sowing seed. (vanengelen.com)
  • Plant the crocus bulbs in well-draining soil when the soil temperature is below 60 F. Strive to place the bulbs in the soil approximately six weeks before the first hard frost of the autumn. (gardenguides.com)
  • For best growth and bloom, plant crocus as soon as the soil cools in the fall, giving them as long as possible to establish roots before soil freezes completely. (oldhousegardens.com)
  • Though crocus prefer neutral to slightly alkaline soil, they are very adaptable. (oldhousegardens.com)
  • During the summer, however, crocus do better if the soil is dry. (oldhousegardens.com)
  • Crocus require soil that drains well. (tulipworld.com)
  • Place the grass and soil that was removed to plant the Crocus in back over the crocus. (tulipworld.com)
  • Break up the soil and scatter the crocus bulbs randomly, then simply roll back the turf. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Place the Crocus bulbs 2-3" deep in the holes that you removed the grass from. (tulipworld.com)
  • My friend called and told me that the crocus were blooming freely this year (the good news), but that the owners had just mowed the grass and demolished the crocus flowers. (pacificbulbsociety.org)
  • If you want your crocus to naturalise in grass, the quickest and most effective way is to use a spade to cut under and peel back the turf. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Description for Autumn Crocus Hardcover. (kennys.ie)
  • While visiting him one autumn - as usual in a rush - I noticed a clump of Crocus kotschyanus in his next door neighbor's yard. (pacificbulbsociety.org)
  • Jim McKenney [email protected] Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where the autumn crocus season has so far been too wet for me. (pacificbulbsociety.org)
  • General Crocus display the general characteristics of family Iridaceae, which include basal cauline (arising from the aerial stem) leaves that sheath the stem base, hermaphrodite flowers that are relatively large and showy, the perianth petaloid with 2 whorls of 3 tepals each and septal nectaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yellow Mammoth Crocus is a top selling giant yellow crocus. (tulipworld.com)
  • They're usually a bit smaller than their Giant Crocus cousins. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • There was a slightly shop worn flower to examine, and the neighbors agreed to let me dig some of the crocus - whose location was now identifiable only by the white stubs poking out of the ground. (pacificbulbsociety.org)
  • Crocuses can be planted along walkways, in rock gardens and flower beds. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • These crocus will naturalize in your gardens and herald spring for years to come. (burpee.com)
  • Crocuses come back year after year and naturalize. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • BBC Gardening: Crocus ancyrensis 'Golden Bunch' - Plant profile with horticultural details and garden uses. (robsplants.com)
  • Crocuses are spring-blooming flowers that grow low to the ground with dainty blossoms. (gardenguides.com)
  • The typical planting configuration of crocuses involves naturalizing (random and scattered planting), planting as a groundcover and border planting in front of taller spring flowers. (gardenguides.com)
  • Spring crocus flowers. (canstockphoto.com)
  • White and purple spring crocus flowers isolated on white background. (canstockphoto.com)
  • Something about the shape of those flowers as I remembered it from long ago made me hope they might be Crocus kotschyanus suvorowianus. (pacificbulbsociety.org)
  • Often considered a symbol of joy and new beginnings, crocus flowers are some of the first flowers to bloom in late winter and early spring. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Crocus flowers also require full sun (6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily) to partial shade. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Don't plant them too close to summer flowers--crocus can't handle heavy summer watering, so watering nearby plants may drown them. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • This crocus is a bunch bloomer and looks like freshly churned butter. (botanus.com)
  • Paghat's Garden: Crocus ancyrensis 'Golden Bunch' - Illustrated articles by a gardener in the Pacific Northwest, with background and personal observations. (robsplants.com)
  • Firefly is a lovely little crocus with iridescent light purple petals and golden yellow stamens. (botanus.com)
  • We make our own mixtures of both large flowering crocus and specie crocus bulbs to showcase the wonderful variety of colours. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Plant crocus 3 to 4 inches deep and 4 to 6 inches apart in a full sun to partial shade location. (bloomingbulb.com)
  • I am very proud of what Crocus has accomplished and am excited to optimize our TMR technology's full potential together with Allegro. (allegromicro.com)
  • If Crocus are planted in pots in above ground containers in a climate that has varying winter temperatures the pots will need to be insulated to protect the bulbs from the effects of the freezing and thawing that may occur. (tulipworld.com)
  • Crocuses are low growing (under 8") early spring flowering bulbs. (tulipworld.com)
  • Just as you think winter will never end, Crocus bulbs push through the snow to break the icy cold with vibrant early Spring colour. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • We always have plenty of Crocus Bulbs in stock, as they are a landscapers favourite. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Tricolour offers a little bit of every popular crocus colour! (botanus.com)
  • Browse our range of crocus bulbs below and filter by colour, height, flowering month and more. (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Crocuses are native to woodland, scrub, and meadows from sea level to alpine tundra from the Mediterranean, through North Africa, central and southern Europe, the islands of the Aegean, the Middle East and across Central Asia to Xinjiang in western China. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other places for planting crocuses are lawns and woodland areas. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Crocuses can be grown throughout much of the United States, thriving in zones 4-9-and some grow well in zone 3. (dutchbulbs.com)
  • Why grow Crocus bulbs? (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • How do I grow Crocus bulbs? (gee-tee.co.uk)
  • Crocus can be planted in pots in temperate climates that do not experience many freeze and thaw cycles. (tulipworld.com)
  • Crocus retains the complexity of Almost, but revels in the newfound confidence bolstered by the growth and change the band has undergone. (multikulti.com)
  • Where to buy Crocus olivieri plants & price comparison. (growsonyou.com)