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Colchicum 'Waterlily' (Autumn Crocus Bulbs)

Colchicum 'Waterlily' (Autumn Crocus Bulbs)

Dramatic, double pink flowers

Dramatic, double pink flowers reminiscent of waterlilies in September and Octobe r. 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.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: deep, fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: September and October
  • Flower colour: pink
  • Other Features: all parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested; contact with the skin may cause irritation
  • Hardiness: fully hardy Bulb size:16/-
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