Saffron is obtained from the saffron crocus, a flower that has lilac coloured petals..... all about saffron
Did you ever think about growing your own saffron? Learn how here. (25 Saffron Crocus Bulbs-Rare Spice-Crocus Sativus)
This boy harvesting Saffron. It takes 75,000 flowers to make a pound of saffron.
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Saffron - Plant Saffron in Late July/August to produce a crop of saffron for cooking.
Gathering Saffron in Navelli (Abruzzo, Italy). Saffron is obtained by collecting the flower stamens of a very specific iris flower. It is difficult work and that is the reason why saffron is so expensive.
Sudeley Castle Gardens, Winchcombe, Cotswolds, England
Saffron is the spice derived from the vivid crimson/orange 3 stigmas of Crocus sativus. At about $1,000 lb, an average pound contains about 50,000 flowers...all harvested by hand.
beautiful kerria saffron yellow flowers, hello summer
Saffron flower illustration