Tiny bulbs

Diana Chapman rarebulbs@suddenlink.net
Tue, 13 May 2014 13:21:17 PDT
Oxalis, of course!!

Diana
Telos
>>>> Suppose you only had room for a seed tray, here they hold 15 x 3 inch (8
>> cm) pots, which bulbs would you grow?
>>
>> I like Mark's suggestion re. Lapeirousia.
>>
>> David, you didn't specify summer-growing or winter-growing.
>>
>> If you're going for winter-growing bulbs, I think I'd mostly grow Romulea
>> species. They are small, easy to grow plants with big very colorful flowers.
>> Many have complex markings which reward up-close study. By picking the right
>> species you can have something in bloom from fall to spring.
>>
>> You could probably add in a couple of the smaller Geissorhizas if you want
>> more variety.
>>
>> Among summer growers, I think a collection of Rhodohypoxis would make for an
>> amazing-looking seed tray.
>>
>> Mike
>> San Jose, CA
>>
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