Crocuses appeared everywhere with grape hyacinths and snow-drops.
"Athalie" by Robert W. Chambers
Few Spring flowers are more welcome or appear so very early in the year as crocuses.
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
And here I have a bunch of crocuses, blue, yellow, white, and of many colors.
"Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades" by Florence Holbrook
Then the snowdrops and crocuses were out, and the sky grew black, and she sat on the nursery floor and looked up at it in solemn wonder.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
On all three points its virtues were so many that there is a complete literature on Crocus.
"The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare" by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
Dinkie and Poppsy and I are going out to gather prairie-crocuses.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
I observed also a sort of crocus and some cheery little buttercups.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
How pleasant it is, with the crocuses in all the borders already!
"Phoebe, Junior" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
Toody ran close to the cage, and so did Crocus and Twig; and Kitty, a little farther off, stood staring and smiling.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
I'll never look a crocus in the face again.
"Rope" by Holworthy Hall
The Prefect took two crocuses in his fingers, and cleverly slipped them into a buttonhole, for which they were not very well suited.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
You must have tulips and snowdrops; O yes, and crocuses.
"The House in Town" by Susan Warner
But where is the great crocus-coloured robe, wrought for Athena, on which the gods fought against the giants?
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde
It dances with purple and yellow crocuses in its hair, And its feet shine as they flutter over drenched grasses.
"Some Imagist Poets" by Richard Aldington
But Anna saw nothing but the crocus.
"The Benefactress" by Elizabeth Beauchamp
You have come down the bean pole, and are undoubtedly that being who has gone from Emperor to crocus to Scarecrowcus.
"The Royal Book of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Do please perjure yourself about violets and crocuses on my behalf.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
The window-boxes in the Square were gay with hyacinth and crocus-blossom.
"Brooke's Daughter" by Adeline Sergeant
The crocus is not a spendthrift, but a hardy plant; its yellow is not gold, but saffron.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
Among the courtiers of the duke was a young squire, named Crocus, full of courage and youthful fire, active, well made, and of noble stature.
"Tales from the German" by Various
The crocus, while the days are dark,
Unfolds its saffron sheen;
At April's touch the crudest bark
Discovers gems of green.
"The Year" by Coventry Patmore
O, follow, leaping blood,
The season's lure!
O heart, look down and up,
Serene, secure, Warm as the crocus cup,
Like snow-drops, pure!
"Early Spring" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Earth, from a night of frosty wreck,
Enrobed in morning's mounted fire,
When lowly, with a broken neck,
The crocus lays her cheek to mire.
"The Thrush In February" by George Meredith
In gardens you may note amid the dearth
The crocus breaking earth;
And near the snowdrop's tender white and green,
The violet in its screen.
"Spring" by Henry Timrod
And Snowdrops starry and sweet,
Turn toward thee their pale pure faces
And Crocus, and Cowslips, and Daisies
The song of the spring-time repeat.
"With A Bunch Of Spring Flowers" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Among the delicate grasses and the bells
Of crocuses that spotted a rill side,
I picked up such a flute, and its clear swells
To my young lips replied.
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
I had forgotten that my friend Helen gave me these fall crocus last year,and to my amazement they came up.
Fall Crocus Click to enlarge.
This yellow crocus is a reminder that beautiful sunny days in the Southern Tier really ARE just around the corner.
Sunny Crocus Click to enlarge.
Phillip Foss accents lobster curry with crocus stigma.
Think of planting garlic as you would crocus: Put the bulbs in around mid- October, tip up, roots down, 1 to 2 inches deep.
Need a crocus or 2,000 to get you through the rest of winter.
The first lavender crocuses, yellow daffodils, hint of green on the trees and the songs of birds remind us that the earth is awakening and there is new life again with much to be enjoyed in the coming months.
Saffron crocus is valued for its bright red stamens uses for spice.
Saffron crocus provides plenty of spice bulbs, dry, crocus, plant, leaves, saffron, fall, red, little, grow.
Spring comes early to my garden in California: Cherry blossoms, freesias, and crocus begin to bloom in January.
Plant snowdrops under deciduous trees and shrubs, mixed with crocus tommasinianus and cyclamen coum.
It seems that there are many of these beautiful blooms which look like a crocus but are much larger and just popped up in the yard.
A Boston springtime brings with it more than just budding crocuses in Fenway Gardens and outdoor dining in the South End.
Saffron crocus, the new purple flower growing in Sequim.