Will my Crocus Sativus flower?

chrissyboiOctober 31, 2010

I bought them mail order from a reputable firm and they looked flowering-size but have sent up a load of foliage and no sign at all of flower bulbs. Am I being impatient (they've been at this stage for about three weeks now) or are they blind?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

Hi chrissyboi,

Taken from the link below:
In October, the flower-bud & short rigid crocus-grass appear just about simultaneously on Crocus sativas.

Possibly they are confused this fall, after having been dug, stored and than planted. I'd not give up hope on them blooming for you yet this fall, but it 'might' take them a year to get settled in to bloom.

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: Autumn-flowering Saffron Crocus

    Bookmark   October 31, 2010 at 4:10PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
How to plant Crinums with leaves
Hey all, Just received some mail order crinums which...
jscaldwell
narcissus bulbs on clearance
Just wanted to share that I bought potted narcissus...
southerngardening24
Poll: share what is blooming for you!
My brother in Zone 8 has daffodils blooming! What...
posierosie_zone7a__
Planting Dahlias, Daylilies & Peonies bulbs in Dallas now
Hi All, I live in Dallas, TX. Local Costco has a sale...
fruits_veggies
Transplanting old bulbs
transplanting daffodil and other bulbs When is a good...
bigcrow007
Sponsored Products
nuLOOM Alexa My Soft and Plush Multi Shag Rug (9' x 12')
Overstock.com
Missoni Home | Pretoria Outdoor Pillow 24x24, 100
YLiving.com
Crystorama Southport Collection 22" Wide White Ceiling Light
Lamps Plus
Teal Bamboo Flower Bowl
$25.99 | Dot & Bo
Fiorellina Mini Table Lamp
Lightology
Victorian Dog House
$459.00 | FRONTGATE
White Flower Power Shower Curtain - WHITE
$450.00 | Horchow
CAL Lighting 2.5 in. Gold Flower Resin Lamp Finial FA-5007A
$5.83 | Home Depot
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™