Last Blooms/Colchicum

Jane McGary
Sun, 25 Sep 2005 10:37:25 PDT
Jim McKenney wrote,
There is a widely grown double-flowered form of Colchicum autumnale, but
>that is not 'Waterlily'.
>The parentage of Colchicum 'Waterlily' is usually given as Colchicum
>autumnale 'Alboplenum' crossed with C. speciosum 'Album'. I think the
>intention of the hybridizer was to get a hybrid, double, white-flowered
>Colchicum bigger than C. autumnale 'Alboplenum'.

Sorry, I was in error.
Jane McGary

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