In this extract from Gardeners' World, Monty Don is preparing to plant colchicum corms
for colour in autumn. He describes the unusual seasonal cycle of these fascinating members of the lily family. Watch now to see the beautiful white goblet flowers of two choice varieties: Colchicum autumnale
'Album' and Colchicum speciosum
'Album'. Plant them in August and you'll have spectacular flowers to enjoy in September and October.