What Is Your Oldest Plant?

David Pilling pbs@pilling.demon.co.uk
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:29:25 PDT

In message <506A0321.6080408@gmail.com>, Judy Glattstein <jgglatt@gmail.com> writes
>oldest bulb / corm /tuber and what's their earliest bulb-related memory?

Oddly enough I remember large red tulips, I'd be about 5 and we'd not had a garden until
then. At 'infant' school [1] the game was to grow bulbs out of soil - hyacinths I think.

Longest survivor (bulbs) is the Iris sibirica hybrid pictured here on the PBS wiki:


[1] age 5-7.

David Pilling
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