Acis leucophylla?
Wed, 01 Oct 2008 19:51:44 PDT
On 1 Oct 08, at 8:41, Nhu Nguyen wrote:

> Apologies for the incorrect spelling. It should be Acis trichophylla (syn.
> Leucojum trichophyllum). I wouldn't say that it's exactly identical to A.
> autumnalis. The petals are thiner and spreads open a little more. I obtained
> the bulbs as A. trichophylla.

I wonder if your bulbs are properly named. The one time I flowered A. 
trichophylla, I was struck by the shape of the flower; in profile, like a 
ballerina's tutu in Swan Lake.

That is, spreading and curved, near hemispherical.

A. autumnale has a conical flower, more or less.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate
on beautiful Vancouver Island…

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