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Re: colchicum available


Cool!!  Then I'd like 10-15 of 'em!!!  WOO HOO!!


Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
Zone 6



From: kmrsy@comcast.net
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] colchicum available
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 21:17:35 +0000

Friends,
I'm going to increase my Colchicum order by 100 so there will be 150 to go
around. I hadn't anticipated the voracious appetites of my fellow list
members. Anyone else interested, please let me know soon so I can divvy them
up appropriately.

Kitty
> 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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> >
>
> --
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX/zone 8A
>
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