old homestead bulbs

Boyce Tankersley btankers@chicagobotanic.org
Tue, 09 Feb 2010 07:05:34 PST
In the Chicago area the older homesites often have patches of Scilla
sibirica, Lycoris squamigera, the common orange Daylily and sometimes a
peony or two. My favorite however is a 'grove' of tiger lilies, probably
250 - 300 plants - when in full bloom it is a show stopper.

Boyce Tankersley
Director of Living Plant Documentation
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
tel: 847-835-6841
fax: 847-835-1635
email: btankers@chicagobotanic.org

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