Ken’s Weekly Tips – Colchium, a marvel amongst plants

by Ken C | Last Updated: 30/09/2021

Whilst on my travels, I stumbled across a bed of Colchicum (Colchicum autumnale).

Often thought to be crocus, but from a completely different family, Colchicum can brighten up any garden during the Autumn months.

Ken Crowther is an award winning broadcaster, author and member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. He has been gardening for over 50 years and his knowledge and experience are drawn on to provide advice and information about garden design, plants for all seasons, gardening techniques and gardening tips. Gardening with Ken's broad appeal means he reaches a wide audience across the UK from amateur gardeners to top level horticulturists.