ref Bulbous Genus 'BRODIAEA' in Alliaceae

Jim McKenney
Sat, 12 Apr 2008 15:40:31 PDT
Blue Dicks, which we now call Dichelostemma capitatum but which in the past
has been called Brodiaea capitata and B. pulchella, is in bloom now in my
protected cold frame (which might as well be the open ground this year - it
has not been closed in months). This is a favorite. 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, 39.03871º North, 77.09829º West, USDA zone
7 where it's happening now: tulips, hyacinths, squills, Erythronium,
Fritillaria, blood root, wild sweet William (Phlox divaricata), toothwort,
Virginia bluebells, trilliums, daffodils, Allium zebdanense and way too much
lesser celandine : as usual, everything's popping at once!
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