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Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus)香料番紅花

Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus)香料番紅花

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Saffron Crocus flower in full bloom. (Crocus sativus) 香料番紅花單朵盛開的花容.

2017-10-16 Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus)香料番紅花 (4) - Copy

Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) are flowering in fall with fragrant flowers!香料番紅花秋天開花了,花很香!


Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) bulbs from package. 香料番紅花球根包裡的球根.

Hardy perennial flowering bulbs/herb. Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun location. Purple flowers in late summer to early fall. Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Flowers is fragrant. Its crimson stigmata are plucked are called saffron threads which is used for culnery use to add fragrance and colour in food. The major production of saffron threads are from Iran. USDA Zones:6-10. Mature size:3″-6″(H/W). Propagate by bulbs or division.

強健多年生球根花卉/香草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏末秋初開紫色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 花有宜人香味.  它的紅色雌蕊經由人工採收後便是食用的珍貴香料番紅花,用於料理可以增色增香.  番紅花蕊的產量主要來自伊朗. 它耐寒也相當耐熱. 成熟株高與寬幅僅3-6吋. 繁殖以球根或分株方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saffron                                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%95%AA%E7%B4%85%E8%8A%B1      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2217/#b