My favourite season.
Here at Greenhaugh the days are still sunny and warm but enough rain has fallen over the last couple of weeks to help the grass grow (happy sheep) and to encourage those stunning Rain Lilies (Zephyranthes and Habranthus) to flower. Even more spectacular are the Autumn Crocus, Colchicum and the unbelievable Blood Lilies (Haemanthus coccineus) which have burst out of the soil ahead of their lush foliage.
Haemanthus coccineus grow under our trees in drifts like Fairy Lights.
COLCHICUM The Giant. This is the largest of our many Autumn Crocus or Meadow Saffron.