What's blooming this week 8/7/2011

David Pilling pbs@pilling.demon.co.uk
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 13:45:10 PDT



is a picture of Crocosmia beginning to bloom yesterday.

I'm posting it because Jim Waddick reported on  26 June 2011 Crocosmia 
were starting to flower in Kansas City. That seemed early. I recall 
driving around (in the North of England) at the start of September in 
2010 and noticing from the flowers that Crocosmia seemed to be growing 
wild in many places.

The other reason is that these were "pass along plants", and didn't come 
with a name. They're about four feet or so high. Identification would be 

David Pilling
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