bulbs from Costco

Diane Whitehead voltaire@islandnet.com
Mon, 30 Aug 2004 08:01:37 PDT
The garden centres here have had large bins of "King Alfred" for sale 
for a week or so, but they are from our local fields.  The bulbs 
might be any of about a half dozen cultivars, but everyone knows the 
name "King Alfred" so they use it. These are extras from the 
cutflower fields which get dug up during the summer, the bulbs 
sorted, some replanted in fallow fields, and the extras sold at low 

Diane Whitehead  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
maritime zone 8
cool mediterranean climate (dry summer, rainy winter - 68 cm annually)
sandy soil

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