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Redmires

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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2021, 07:23:28 AM »
Hi Tristan

Thanks for the very prompt reply. Glad I don't have to dig them up.  Incidentally, it I think it was your pictures of Colchicum leaves in your meadow area that convinced me to buy - I liked the texture that the leaves added.

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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2021, 10:03:26 AM »
Colchicum bulbs are very big! In August I divided some and took this picture then. Scissors are big kitchen scissors as I didn't have anything else to compare with at the time.
I have planted them quite deep, but they seem to come closer to the surface in time. Maybe that happens when they become too crowded..

Gail, your 'Innocence' is so prolific and pretty!
Three years ago I bought C. x byzantinum 'Album' which is the same as 'Innocence' I read now in Colchicum book.
'World Champion's Cup' is a new one for me, planted this summer, and so is also 'Rosy Dawn'
In the last picture there is 'Emerald Town on the left and 'William Dykes' on the right.
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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2021, 10:08:46 AM »
I have been trying to identify this Colchicum. I got three bulbs some years ago, and it is a very good increaser and must be something common.
It flowers early in Colchicum season, and flowers are medium or smallish size and perianth tube is different colour than in my other Colchicums.
I'm thinking now it may be 'Nancy Lindsay'. Any thoughts?
Leena from south of Finland

Claire Cockcroft

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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #18 on: September 26, 2021, 12:48:08 AM »
Colchicum 'The Giant' and a dark seedling from a friend's garden


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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2021, 08:58:29 PM »
I was a bit busy and photos stay in the memory cards...

Colchicum speciosum in the semi shade

Colcicum autumnale, a white form that spread all around my rockery

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Colchicum speciosum atrorubens cultivar
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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #20 on: October 07, 2021, 09:04:49 PM »
a double form of autumnale, it's sold under several names
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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2022, 07:30:48 PM »
It started in 2021 and still blooming: Colchicum atticum (ex Merendera..why it has all the features)

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Re: Colchicum & relatives 2021
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2022, 09:11:48 PM »
Still enjoying it as well.
Akke & Spot
Mostly bulbs. Gardening in containers and enjoying public green.
Northern part of The Netherlands, a bit above sealevel, zone 8a normally, average precipitation 875 mm.
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