Crocus – Green Thumb Sunday

Crocus bulbs of different varieties and colours keep appearing in my garden as solitary blooms of colour. Fiona and Danny over at The Cottage Smallholder are enjoying pockets of beautiful wild crocus. My favourite crocus from this year is the beautiful bright yellow crocus. Do you have a favourite type of crocus? Join Gardeners, Plant … Read more

Crocus Imperati – Green Thumb Sunday

The Winter flowering crocus imperati is beginning to bloom in the orchard. I have one lone crocus so far and I look forward to seeing the beautiful petals open so that the magnificence of this pretty flower can brighten up the dreary landscape. Join Gardeners, Plant and Nature lovers can join in every Sunday, visit As … Read more


The crocus is essentially known as a Spring flowering bulb, although some varieties can flower in Autumn and Winter. The Spring crocus flowers February to April and the Autumn crocus flowers August to October. All crocus have wine glass shaped flowers and very narrow leaves. Crocus flowers in many different colours. They generally grow in clumps … Read more