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Hans A.

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Scilla 2010
« on: March 12, 2010, 01:37:58 PM »
One now in flower is Scilla peruviana.
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2010, 07:44:51 PM »
A nice scilla from Lebanon with striking blue flowers: Scilla sibirica var. taurica (Pol25).
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Torhout, Flanders, Belgium

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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2010, 07:48:47 PM »
And another one from Turkey with a very different habit : Scilla ingredae.
Luc Scheldeman
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2010, 09:13:39 PM »
Great start of the Scilla season!

Hans, S. peruviana is a beauti-unfortunately not winter hard here :(

Luc, thanks for posting this wee speci beauties.
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Armin

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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2010, 09:19:12 PM »
Lovely Luc. Oh, if only I had the room ::)
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2010, 09:57:59 PM »
S. peruviana is hardy here - the leaves look a little brown at the tips after the bad winter we've had but otherwise okay.  No sign of flowers yet though.
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2010, 08:44:09 AM »
Hardy here too, though the leaves look like a green pancake form having had snow on them for so long!
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2010, 04:24:15 PM »
a couple of Scilla biflolia in flower now
Chorley, Lancashire zone 8b

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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2010, 04:45:15 PM »
Tony,
nice scilla's. Mine in the garden just show up noses.
Do you recognise / see any differences between the two bifolia locations?
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2010, 05:28:28 PM »
A bulb that I was recently given with a first time flower:
Scilla libanotica
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2010, 04:06:43 PM »

Do you recognise / see any differences between the two bifolia locations?

Armin I can see no difference but I am sure they have been divided up into ssp.

Here are two more Scilla bifolia from Greece
Chorley, Lancashire zone 8b

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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2010, 06:39:12 PM »
Does the white Scilla come true from seed Tony?
Or does it only increase by splitting?
Is this variation find in the nature within the blue ones?

Thinking about sowing the blue ones, to hope I got a white one !?
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2010, 09:08:36 PM »
Does the white Scilla come true from seed Tony?
Or does it only increase by splitting?
Is this variation find in the nature within the blue ones?

Thinking about sowing the blue ones, to hope I got a white one !?

An impossible question,I grew the original one from some seed I collected and the other couple are off sets. It has not set seed yet but will try and get some this year. It came from Kymachalan in Northern Greece
Chorley, Lancashire zone 8b

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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2010, 04:37:35 PM »
For us Scilla bifolia is a ubiquitous, but attractive spring flower. We inherited ours with the garden and they have coped well with the changes we have made to the surrounding habitats. The first was in a nettle patch, which after much work is now a rock garden. The second spent 2 years under builders rubble, before this area became a woodland garden. As this species is never planted, or used as a garden plant here, the plants must be remnants of the meadow and woodland, which were here before the village was built. We have seen white and pink forms in the wild, but they are like hens' teeth here.
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Re: Scilla 2010
« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2010, 04:44:29 PM »
A scilla just coming into flower in the sunshine.
  Scilla gorganica
Luc Scheldeman
Torhout, Flanders, Belgium

 


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