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Tricollet form

I think the form of Tricollet is very attractive and have over the years grown seedlings from it. Although it is technically 11a the form is so distinct that I…

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Heritage help please!

With too much to do I decided instead to go and visit some old friends. Van  Sion. Orange Phoenix Yellow Phoenix (I think). Orange Phoenix and Yellow Phoenix together. This…

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A visit to Keira Bulbs

Here are some photos at Keira bulbs taken a day or two after the show – 19th of September. Fittingly, Graham and Helen Fleming won best  division 5.        A…

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Winter 2017

As Graham has remarked it’s been a dry frosty winter here in Canberra. End of winter is in sight with the first pseudonarcissus and jonquilla in flower. There are some…

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Autumn 17#6

There is no obvious boundary between autumn and winter here. It sure feels like winter. There were enough flowers to pick a bunch for a friend’s birthday. The bunch includes…

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Autumn 17#5

Bulbocodium season has now started. The first of the viridiflorus hybrids has just finished which means it has lasted over 2 weeks.               A…

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