Narcissus 'February Gold'

chuck schwartz
Fri, 16 Feb 2007 18:14:40 PST
February  Gold is just now blooming in Coastal Southern California, zone 9 - 
10. It's a good one for warm winter areas
chuck Schwartz
San Clemente,CA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe Shaw" <>
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Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 4:10 PM
Subject: [pbs] Narcissus 'February Gold'

> Hi Gang,
> About a month ago Jim M. wrote that Narcissus 'February Gold' was blooming
> in his Maryland garden.  My own plants are just starting to bloom.  Today 
> is
> Feb. 16, and this is a day or two earlier than I've got them down for in 
> my
> notes, but I think my notes are very general.  So, I think they are 
> blooming
> for me the same time as they always do.
> We've had an exceptionally mild winter.  Perhaps, 'February Gold' just 
> needs
> a certain amount of time before it can bloom in mild climates.  Perhaps it
> just can't make buds quickly in mild climates.
> Cordially,
> Joe
> Conroe TX
> First hard frost was last night, 23 F.  All other frosts this winter have
> been 27 F or warmer.  Ten years ago this was USDA climate zone 8b.  Now it
> qualifies as zone 9a by a single frost, otherwise it would be 9b.
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