night-scented muscari?

Jane McGary
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 11:50:41 PDT
Diane Whitehead wrote,
>Then I found a pot of Muscari with small green flowers.   Could that
>be it?  It is not scented at all in the day, and at night it isn't
>scented either when I sniff it directly.  Very odd.

Diane, what name do you have on this plant? I have a LOT of Muscari 
species, but none with green flowers. M. muscarimi has cream-colored 
flowers, but they are large for the genus..

Gladiolus tristis is another bulbous plant whose flowers are 
night-scented. Curiously, they even emit their fragrance at night 
when cut and brought into a room with no daylight.

Jane McGary
Portland, Oregon, USA

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