Bartram's ixia in bloom

Jim McKenney
Fri, 10 Jun 2005 07:34:56 PDT
I had a nice surprise this morning when I toured the garden: Bartram's ixia,
Calydorea coelestina (aka Sphenostigma coelestinum) is in bloom.
Unfortunately, something hungry got to the flower before I did, so there
will not be a photo until the next one opens. 

In the meantime, take a look at Lee Poulsen's images on the wiki to see what
the excitement is all about:… 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7 where several of the plants
collected by or made famous by the Bartrams thrive. 

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