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Re: BULB: reticulatas

From: Dennis Kramb <dkramb@tso.cin.ix.net>

>Don't speak too soon, Dennis.  Reticulata ovaries are below ground at the
>time of flowering; what looks like a flowerstem is actually a long tube
>extending up from the ovary.  If you didn't know this, check again by
>closely removing soil at the plant's base.  Later the capsules reach the
>soil surface.  When ripe, they split and the seed is dumped out on the

They do what now?!  How bizarre!  Well, the flowers withered away 3 maybe 4
weeks ago, but nothing has happened.  No fat little seed pod is evident.
I'll keep a'checkin 'em though!

Dennis Kramb; dkramb@tso.cin.ix.net
Cincinnati, Ohio USA; USDA Zone 6; AIS Region 6
Member of AIS, ASI, HIPS, SIGNA, SLI, & Miami Valley Iris Society
Primary Interests: ABs, REBs, LAs, Native Ohio SPEC and SPEC-X hybrids
(Check out my web page at http://www.badbear.com/dkramb/home.html)

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