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Saffron - Crocus Sativus (latin)

Geographic origins: Europe, Asia.
Adult size: Up to 10 cm.
Foliage: Deciduous.
Type of soil: All, prefers light and moist soil.
Climate: Hardy.
Position: Full sun.

Characteristics and uses:
The saffron offers pretty purple corollas flowers with red stamens. These stamens have to be delicately harvested and dried before being kept in a hermetic jar.
After flowering, it is best to wait until the foliage has completely faded before mowing.
You need approximately 150 flowers to obtain 1 gram of saffron.
The saffron is very happy in lawns, rockeries and pots.

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