Bulbs that flower without leaves--TOW

Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Mon, 04 Aug 2003 12:03:01 PDT
Mark in N. Ireland wrote,At 08:08 AM 8/4/2003 +0100, you wrote:
> > Leucojum roseum is in flower as I write, triggered by watering. No
> > leaves yet. Ditto for L. autumnale.
>very strange! My L autumnale is always in  leaf

If you keep watering Leucojum autumnale in the summer, it will hardly have 
a dormant season at all. Gardens in this area where it is watered have it 
in full bloom today, but those that are infesting my bulb frame (it is 
invasive) are neither in leaf nor in flower, though they have "live" roots.

Jane McGary
Northwestern Oregon

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