The Ides of May

Jane McGary
Mon, 16 May 2011 17:46:52 PDT
Denise asked

>Asphodelus albus looks interesting, how exactly is it messy? I find 
>that almost all of the bulbs I have in the ground look messy when 
>their leaves are drying out before they go back to being dormant.

It's not just the copious foliage drying out that looks unsightly, 
but also the  flowers open in sequence on the tall stem, so you have 
a scruffy part toward the end of the flowering.


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