Biarum marmariense, and mystery Scilla on the wiki

Brian Whyer
Sun, 10 Oct 2004 12:18:20 PDT

I have added  a current (today) photo of Biarum marmariense to the wiki.
I had 2 bulbs delivered by mail order last month, and this one flowered
almost immediately. Hope I can do the same or better next year. It is
said to be fragrant, which for biarum can be nice or nasty, but I may
have missed the relevant days when it was in evidence.…

I have also loaded a rather attractive Scilla to the mystery page in the
hope someone can identify it. I hope to acquire a bulb or two next year
if I can get back to the nursery in the spring. There is slight spotting
near the tips of the leaves, not obvious in the web photo, but otherwise
the leaves are a fresh green with a very slight farina.…

Brian Whyer, zone 8'ish, Buckinghamshire, England

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