Favorite Purple Bulbs--TOW

Diane Whitehead voltaire@islandnet.com
Fri, 24 Sep 2004 12:08:56 PDT
>   The hardy Eurasian Gladiolus species!
>Gladilus imbricatus and G. caucasicuus are probably my favorites, 
>with GG. communis, illyricus, and italicus following closely.

I concur, as these are the only purple bulbs I grow.  But which are 
which?  I guess I should grow a reference collection from wild seed.

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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