Plant crocus bulbs in the Fall, a few inches apart, 3 to 4 inches deep (with the pointy end up). After planting, water well. Plant bulbs in groups or clusters of 10 or more. (rather than spacing them in a single line along a walkway or border.)
Saffron-Crocus Flower: Crocus sativus. The three longer and darker-orange thread-like structures constitute the styles and stigmas that each Crocus flower yields at saffron harvesting time, manually by hand. No wonder Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. - Flickr - Photo Sharing!