Galanthus in flower on 21st November

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 23:49:19 PST
Dear Jim,
It is a great pity we can't exchange some bulbs.
I have been collecting since 1980 at least so do have some stock.
For example Galanthus reginae-olgae rachelae is quite congested and if I don't divide the clump soon it will start to die out.
It is not an earth shatttering cultivar nor even really matching the painting done of it by E.A. Bowles but is very rare.
And I am apparently the last person to grow G.elwesii 'Armistice Day' which is a relaible performer.
Though again not earth shattering as some of the new lutescent and viridescent cultivars of autumn elwesii that are in the pipeline...
Galanthus 'Faringdon Double' is more than a month ahead this year.It is a great cultivar, the only double fall/winter flowering cultivar in fact.
It is available from a few sources in the UK.

" I do have one Galanthus elwesii selection (one of the one-spot sorts) made here which I call "Thanksgiving" which is blooming now. Over the years it's been dependable in being in bloom on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving Day here in the US. 
>  Jim McKenney"
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