mystery Sternbergia

Jane McGary
Mon, 01 Mar 2004 19:11:23 PST
MArk McDonough wrote

>I agree with Alberto that it looks like Sternbergia fischerana.  I have a 
>photo of it on my website at:
>In the past, one year my plants budded in late autumn, but it's too cold 
>and frozen here to open in winter, so the buds hung on until early spring.

The flowers on Mark's plant look like the one that my bulb produced last 
October. Perhaps being repotted in midsummer stimulated it into early 
bloom, but it still seems odd to me.

Jane McGary

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