Among the most commonly-planted bulbs in autumn, crocus bulbs are available for purchase in most home and gardening stores such as Home Depot and Lowe's. In addition, mail-order nursery companies including John Scheepers and Dutch Grown sell crocus bulbs.
As of 2015, John Scheepers and Dutch Grown offer more types of crocus bulbs than Home Depot and Lowe’s. John Scheepers lists 15 crocus varieties and mixes, including the bright yellow crocus chrysanthus variety called Goldilocks and the white crocus biflorus ssp weldenii variety called Miss Vain. Dutch Growers sells more than 15 varieties and mixes of crocus bulbs, including crocus sativus, a saffron-producing variety.