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Botanical name: Colchicum speciosum 'Album'
Other names: Giant meadow saffron 'Album'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Album' _ 'Album' has pure white flowers in autumn, followed by strap-shaped bright green leaves.
Colchicum speciosum 'Album' is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Autumn
Foliage: Bright-green in Autumn
Toxicity: All parts are highly toxic if eaten
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific pests: Slugs
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Colchicum speciosum 'Album' (Giant meadow saffron 'Album') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers, Rock, Underplanting
Cultivation: Grow in moist but well-drained, deep, humus-rich, fertile soil. Intolerant of waterlogging.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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