a garden blog

hardytropicalguy(z6 SWMI)July 8, 2009

I have created a garden blog. There are lots of bulbs pictured including Ornithogalum, Hippeastrum spring ephemerals and the like. There are also many other unusual and exotic plants and vines for your enjoyment.

Here is a link that might be useful: flower farm and gardens

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vetivert8(NI-NZ zone 9a)

Which are the better months to look at for bulb pictures?

    Bookmark   July 9, 2009 at 10:21PM
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hardytropicalguy(z6 SWMI)

April/May would be best there are a few unusual bulbous plants most people are not familiar with.

    Bookmark   July 10, 2009 at 6:11PM
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vetivert8(NI-NZ zone 9a)

Here I go, picky picky! Hercules is a Him, though with that glorious pink 'her' sounds much better!

I agree on those you term 'ephemerals', though Chionodoxa lasts ages for me.

Having just discovered that some Hippeastrums are epiphytes I'm thinking sort of orchid baskets or chunks of tree fern (plenty down on the river bank after the floods). I did notice one teeny one of mine with brave little roots sneaking across the top of the mix so, perhaps some sort of vireya rhododendron-like habitat.

And I've seen H cybister.... That was folly, indeed.


Thank you very much for sharing your blog.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2009 at 5:08AM
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