Naked ladies cavorting in my yard

diana chapman
Mon, 26 Aug 2002 12:15:34 PDT
Hello All:

Mary sue kindly signed me on to the PBS forum, although I've been without a
computer for a while.

I have a "funny" I was told yesterday regarding the Naked Ladies that are
found all over the region and are blooming magnificently now.  A friend told
me she was with her twenty year old son driving down 101 when she commented
"Look at all those Naked Ladies!".  Her son almost caused a serious
accident -- looking for the naked ladies.  Needless to say, he was a bit

I should add that there seem to be two different color forms growing here.
One is the usualy deep pink, fairly uniform in color and very pretty.  The
other has very dark pink tips to the tepals, with the rest of the tepal
being almost white.  This second population looks to be very old. There are
hundreds (maybe thousands) of plants growing around a derelict farmouse and
all down both sides of the road very close to the ocean.

Diana Chapman
Telos Rare Bulbs

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