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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Colchicum.,
  • Crocuses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementby B.L. Burtt.
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17764626M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bowles, E.A. (Edward Augustus). Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for gardeners. Toronto, New York, Van Nostrand []. The first edition of this book has been the standard horticultural work on Crocus since The present volume contains several new chapters, more illustrations, and has in fact been practically rewritten to cope comprehensively with the activities of plant collectors and systematic by:   A handbook of crocus and colchicum for gardeners : with a chapter on changes of nomenclature , Bodley Head in English - Rev. ed. A Handbook of Crocus & Colchicum £ This product is sold out. A handbook of Crocus and Colchicum is based on the authors personal acquaintance and experience with the flowers over fifty years. The book was first published in , this edition is a special edition for the Garden Book Club printed in by Lowe and Brydone ltd.

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  Also known as meadow saffron, C. autumnale is toxic if ingested, and must not be confused with the saffron crocus, Crocus sativus, from which the gourmet spice saffron is derived. What Is Autumn Crocus. Fall-blooming Colchicum spp. are different from spring-blooming crocuses and other autumn crocus-type plants, such as Sternbergia lutea, a yellow flower in the iris family.   One colchicum expert, E.A. Bowles, in his Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for Gardeners, said colchicine’s “power of easing pain is .   One of my favorite garden writers!I have,and love,his three “My Garden ” books,his “Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum”,and Mea Allen’s wrote so directly,and lived such a perfect gardener’s you worked to restore his garden is a fine thing. However, colchicums have 3 styles and 6 stamens, while crocuses have 1 style and 3 stamens.A Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for Gardeners, page In addition, the corm structures are quite different—in colchicum, the corm is irregular, while in crocuses, the corm is like a flattened ball.A Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for Gardeners, p elsewhere Crocus is in the Iris .