sourcing unusual galanthus

Don/Diane voltaire@islandnet.com
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:25:24 PST
 I dig them when the leaves are dying.  The plant has stored up energy for next year, but I can still tell where the bulb is.  In my climate, that is usually sometime in May, but that will vary across the continent.  Snowdrops might still be blooming some places.

Diane Whitehead
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


On 2015-03-06, at 12:46 PM, penstemon wrote:

> Jane:  Also, we could mail the bulbs when they are dormant, which is better than sending them "in the green," an outdated practice.
> 
> Bob:   I prefer receiving snowdrops "in the green" because the survival rate is much better than snowdrops planted in October or November. (One hundred percent vs. about zero percent.)






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