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Re: colchicum available


I will take 20.  I have been considering fall bloomers so this would be
perfect.

Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
holmesbm@usit.net



> [Original Message]
> From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 07/24/2003 9:41:23 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] colchicum available
>
> Kitty - I'll take 25 of them off your hands if no one else wants any.
> See who's interested and holler at me off list for arrangements!!
>
>
> mil gracias - 
> Pam
>
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: kmrsy@comcast.net
> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date:  Thu, 24 Jul 2003 15:08:04 +0000
>
> >Dear Friends,
> >
> >I have a terrific deal on Colchicum speciosum that you might like to
share.  
> >These bulbs are planted in mid August to mid Sept for blooming in
October-
> >November.  They're variously listed as hardy, narrowly as Zones 4 to 7
and as 
> >widely as 3 to 9.  My source is offering "...decent large sized bulbs at
$1.00 
> >each plus shipping."   Since shipping of 100 bulbs is $30, that makes
them 
> >$1.30 each.  Consider that Brent & Becky's Bulbs is asking $3.60 each,
and 
> >Odyssey Bulbs wants $3.50 each, this is one heck of a deal.  I've given
the URL 
> >for Mobot on this bulb, but there is one thing he neglects to mention. 
RODENTS 
> >WILL NOT TOUCH THESE BULBS; THEY ARE POISONOUS.  I've grown these for a
few 
> >years. They are very dependable, very beautiful, and taller than some of
the 
> >cultivars - about 10 inches.  They multiply well, too.  They should be
planted 
> >beneath a short groundcover like woolly thyme, allysum, Phlox subulata,
etc, to 
> >give them a bit of support as they bloom while they are dormant; without
leaves.
> >
> >I have 50 to spare and anyone who would like some just let me know -
first 
> >come, first served.  If you've never grown Colchicum, don't worry,
there's 
> >nothing to it and they are some of the loveliest flowers around -
especially 
> >because they bloom vibrantly when everything else is dying down for
winter. 
> >
> >Info:
> >http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/codea/A441.shtml
> >
> >another pic:
> >http://jouet.roger.free.fr/photos/septembre/colchicumspeciosum.jpg
> >
> >Note to Chris: I am not "selling" on hort.net, as I am taking no profit.
I 
> >just want to share the opportunity with friends.
> >
> >Kitty
> >
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>
> --
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> Kemp TX/zone 8A
>
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