End of September update

Jim McKenney jimmckenney@jimmckenney.com
Sat, 30 Sep 2006 12:20:14 PDT
Heavy rain during the last week has finished off most of the colchicum which
were already in bloom. Only the freshest blooms survived the rain. Some late
blooming garden sorts are still on the way up. 

Sternbergia lutea is blooming freely now, and it's been joined by
Rhodophiala bifida. 

Biarum tenuifolium is also in bloom; B. davisii bloomed about two weeks ago.

Crocus asumaniae has had a sprout up for weeks, but the bloom has yet to

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where the overnight
temperature dropped briefly into the high 40s F last night. 

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