Are Snowdrops Thermogenic?

David Pilling
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 09:45:39 PST

In message <4FD19559817744DEBA143862859E545E@TheDrennans>, Carolyn 
Walker <> writes
>says they are.  However, I think you would need to test the buds as they
>come through the snow or are just opening.

I thought you might say that, temperatures are a balmy 10C and the 
flowers have been open for a couple of weeks. I have other snowdrops yet 
to appear, I'll report back if I ever find any warmth.

The only other flowers open today were eranthis hyemalis and they're 
cool too.

David Pilling
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