Shape of bulbs

Mary Sue Ittner
Mon, 10 Feb 2003 10:24:51 PST
Dear All,

Paige's question reminds me how much I appreciate it when bulb books 
include an illustration of what the bulbs, corms, tubers look like. That 
can be so helpful when you grow from seed in trying to figure out if what 
you are growing is really that. This is especially true of some of the 
South African irids that have different looking corms in the same genus 
like Romulea. It also helps when something takes the tags in your seedling 
pots before they have bloomed and you know longer know what they are. Five 
of the plant tags made out of old blinds are missing in my tulip pots. I 
have known birds to take the tags, but I thought those tags would have been 
too heavy to carry off, but I guess not.  I'd love to see how those tags 
are being used.

Mary Sue 

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