Whats blooming now - week of April 30th, 2012

Sujit Hart sujithart@gmail.com
Tue, 01 May 2012 07:57:14 PDT
Did it take you 15 years for your first *Boophone disticha* to bloom from
seed? Does anyone konw if it can do well indooor?

Houston, Texas

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Ken <kjblack@pacbell.net> wrote:

> After returning home from the very enjoyable PBS get-together in the San
> Francisco Bay Area (thank you Nhu and all involved!) I was greeted
> by emerging
> buds from two of my Summer-growing Boophone disticha.  I was busy
> cross-pollinating this AM, but needed a break since close work with these
> blooms
> does give me both sore eyes and a headache.  The sweet fragrance on a this
> still, humid morning under marine clouds, is pleasant ... until you get
> close,
> at which point it smells to me more like a pesticide.
> Here are a few links to shots on Flickr:
> http://flickr.com/photos/amarguy/…
> http://flickr.com/photos/amarguy/…
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