Saffron Crocus

Crocus sativus

Discover our Saffron Crocus!

From this beautiful, fall-blooming crocus comes true Saffron, a highly prized and highly priced spice that has been used for flavoring since ancient times. The spice is found on showy, thread-like stigmas in each delicate lilac bloom. Easy to grow in the Pacific NW and other areas with similar climates, Saffron Crocus prefers good spring rains, mostly dry summers and temperatures that stay above minus 10° F.  Plants grow from corms, which can be dug, divided and replanted to encourage more plants.

USDA Zones 6-9.

Fall Potted Plants

Fall Shipment works well for those of you on the West Coast.

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Fall Bulbs

Tulips and iris! Plant now and have a beautiful spring.

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Pre-order for Spring and Receive Free Bonus Plants!

All of our plants are available for shipment in the spring. Order before December 31, 2015, and pick out 20% in FREE bonus plants!

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Growing Info

We give you monthly growing tips, useful facts and information on how to use your Raintree Nursery plants!

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View or Order Our Latest Catalog

It is fun to thumb through the pages of the Raintree Nursery catalog, dog ear pages, and circle your favorite plants! We have also have it available for download as a PDF.

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Visit the Raintree Garden Center

Get fruit sooner by planting in the fall. At the Raintree Nursery Garden Center, in addition to the large selection of fall shippable potted plants, we have a good selection of too heavy to ship FRUIT TREES in plantable fiber pots. Click here to see what’s available at our garden center including the available fruit trees.

Garden Center Fall Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-4.