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Re: BULB: won't be long..

From: "Mark, Maureen" <MARKM@tc.gc.ca>

No signs of danfordiae or reticulata here.  I wonder if they've finally
given up.  There were only a handful left last year.  I guess I'll have to
get my iris fix in Oklahoma.  Bearded iris are generally showing good
increase  (SPIRIT WORLD has three so I won't have to nick it), some
siberians and species are emerging.  No signs of the Japanese yet.

Pulsatilla vulgaris is putting on a great show -- 3-inch purple flowers
completely covering the clump and the lawn is covered with species crocus
and puschkinia.  Bloom stalks are emerging on the daffodils and crocuses.

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)

> From: Ellen Gallagher <e_galla@moose.ncia.net>
> 	Christy wrote:
> >At the moment, we have no iris blooms in sight... Temps are still
> dropping
> >to the mid 20s at night.
> 	For us as well BUT I.danfordiae has broken ground and little green
> 	shoots are a welcome sight around here. The I. reticulata (Natasha
> 	and Clairmant ,sp.?) are also showing a little green shoot here
> 	and there.
> 	One early tulip has reared its head and a few daffodils but I forgot
> 	where I planted most of them in this new property. So everyone has
> 	to walk gingerly until I find them and mark them which I neglected
> 	to do last fall.
> 	Missing 'Being Busy' that Linda has blooming in her garden for me.
> 	:(
> 	Garden time is just around the cold corner....
> 	Ellen
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Ellen Gallagher    /     e_galla@ncia.net
> Northern New Hampshire, USA   /   Zone  3
> Berlin, NH    in   'The Great North Woods'
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