Colchicum hierosolymitanum

Bulborum Botanicum bulborum@gmail.com
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 04:17:52 PST
If you have a good soil
it will make normally offsets
one larger one and a small one
maybe the species is self-sterile

Roland


2012/11/22 Shmuel Silinsky <gardenbetter@gmail.com>:
> I have a bulb of Colchicum hierosolymitanum that was rescued from a
> construction area. It just finished flowering. The bulb is the size of a
> flattened ping pong ball. I have 2 questions:
>
> 1) Colchicum hierosolymitanum is not listed on the PBS site, but that's
> what it is based on The Hebrew University Jerusalem website
> http://flora.huji.ac.il/browse.asp/…  Any idea
> what else it may be called or does the PBS site need an update? I know
> tehre afre lumpers and splitters, but...
>
> 2) Any way to propagate this bulb besides seed? After many years of
> watching this plant bloom in situ, I have never seen it set seed.
>
> Thanks
> .
> Shmuel
> Jerusalem, Israel usda zone 9b
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