How to plant colchicums in dappled shade video

How to plant colchicums in dappled shade

In this quick video clip, Monty Don demonstrates the simple process of planting colchicums in dappled shade.

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Ideal for dappled shade under a light tree canopy, autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale ‘Album’) will produce beautiful white crocus-like flowers in autumn. In this short video, Monty Don shows you how to plant the corms and explains what conditions to provide so the plants thrive for years to come.
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