When I went to pick up seed garlic from a nearby supplier, I was greeted with a stunning display of pink blooms as I entered his driveway. Colchicum blooms in mid-September are so refreshing as the fall colors descend. Robust, dark green foliage emerges in the spring and vanishes by mid-summer. Plant immediately upon receipt. These bulbs are ready to bloom and should send up flower stalks within a few weeks. Growing instructions are included. Prefers full sun and well drained soil. Deer resistant. Caution: ALL parts of this plant are poisonous. Bulbs may be irritating to handle; use gloves. Organic. Fall Ship.