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Author Topic: Bulb Log 28-02-2007  (Read 3312 times)

annew

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Bulb Log 28-02-2007
« on: March 01, 2007, 08:06:42 PM »
Ian your hybrids are lovely, and that is a wonderful form of N. asturiensis, much better than mine! How big is it?

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« Last Edit: May 11, 2007, 04:32:25 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: Bulb Log 28-02-2007
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2007, 08:24:27 PM »
Anne
That form of N. asturiensis is around 7cm tall now, it has been pulled up by the poor light.
I have several forms including a real wee beauty with a large flared flower on a very short stem.
I intend to show them in next weeks log but if I don't then I will post them on the forum.
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Re: Bulb Log 28-02-2007
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2007, 09:49:47 PM »
Ian,

I must confirm one comment you made on this week's bulb log; the last few days have seen an amazing leap forward in the plants in the garden. All of a sudden the snowdrops are fading away and the daffodils have shot forward into their place. Such is the season.

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Re: Bulb Log 28-02-2007
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2007, 02:13:30 PM »
very true Paddy.

Not only is there a change from White Fever to Yellow Fever but alpines are now in bud or flowering eg Saxifraga and Callianthemums. Edraianthus are also showing new growth as are the creeping/alpine Phlox. Pulsatillas that havent really stopped flowering now have a mass of buds at their bases
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Re: Bulb Log 28-02-2007
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2007, 06:34:59 PM »
I'm trying not to get overexcited like you chaps... we still have snowies coming out here!
AND it is blowing a freezing gale at the minute......doubt if there will be any flowers left tomorrow!
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