Colchicum Emerging

Kathy Purdy
Sun, 05 Sep 2010 16:37:25 PDT
Is that what determines bloom time for colchicums--heat? I always wondered
why some years they bloom earlier than others. I wondered if soil moisture
(or lack of it) also affected bloom time.

On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 7:30 PM, Russell Stafford, Odyssey Bulbs <> wrote:

> Many of the colchicums are already at peak here in north-central
> Massachusetts, thanks to the second warmest June through August on record.
>  Leucojum autumnale has finished blooming -- last year it was still going
> strong in early October.
> Russell
> Russell Stafford
> Odyssey Bulbs
> PO Box 382
> South Lancaster, MA  01561
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Kathy Purdy, whose Colchicum 'Zephyr' were the first to bloom--on the north
side of the house.

Kathy Purdy
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