Galanthus reginae-olgae, was New Jersey Weather

Jane McGary
Tue, 03 Feb 2009 14:47:33 PST
Rodger wrote,
Locally, there is a rather large snowdrop grown that usually flowers in early
>December regular as clockwork, later than my G. r-o forms but 
>earlier than all
>the rest. It appears to have been passed from hand to hand in a single small
>neighborhood, though it occurs spottily elsewhere. I have some specimens of
>what appears to be the same form. Can anyone suggest the proper name of this

It may be G. 'Atkinsii'. In my garden, which is higher and colder 
than Rodger's, it can flower at the end of December, but this year, 
after a long period under snow, it's just in full bloom now. It is 
very large and vigorous.

Jane McGary
Northwestern Oregon, USA

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