We have already introduced you to the snowdrop in our gardens, the next contender is next in line to please your eyes, get acquainted …
spring bulbous plant of the iris family
Crocus (saffron) is a unique medicine and the most expensive spice on earth.
The homeland of the plant is Asia Minor, the Middle East, India. Mention of him is found in the writings of Solomon, Homer, Hippocrates. Description of the medicinal properties of saffron are available in Chinese medical books. It was presented as an expensive, exquisite gift to emperors, kings, popes. For centuries, saffron has been used exclusively as a spice. And only in the 16th century did the first decorative crocuses appear in the gardens of Europe.
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