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RE: colchicum.

Thanks Kitty. I'll look those up today.
Nothing has been "normal" in my gardens this year. I think winter will hit early in Oklahoma. No indian summer this year.

Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
Zone 6

From: kmrsy@comcast.net
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: [CHAT] colchicum.
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 14:57:06 +0000

Glad you like them. I haven't kept track but, does everyone who got these from
me have at least a white nose poking through the soil by now? I thought they
would bloom later, more like October.

These bulbs came from a wholesaler. Your best sources for Colchicum are
Odyssey Bulbs and Brent & Beckys Bulbs. Odyssey has the larger selection and
both have fairly decent pricing and both send reasonably sized bulbs. If anyone
wants to try other colchicum, I would suggest getting one of the double
flowered types like C. 'Waterlily' or C. autumnale 'Alboplenum' or
C.a. 'Pleniflorum for contrast. Then go in for some of the others for subtle
differences and varying bloom times to extend the season.

> MINE TOO!! It rained Wednesday most of the day and a cold front moved
> through. It must have triggered them because on Friday they started popping
> up. They are so pretty....I'm going to have to order more!! Kitty, where
> did you say you ordered yours from? These are wonderful.
> Jesse Rene' Bell
> Claremore, OK
> Zone 6

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