First sign of saffron this year. I checked it a couple weeks ago digging down about a half inch and there were no signs of anything at the time.
Just shows what a little cooler weather can do. I'm now certain what kind of saffron I have, fall saffron. It hasn't shown back up in the spring.
Of course the flowers haven't shown up yet but they are sure to follow and bring a nice bit of color to the garden.