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Blooming in Ohio, some species and a seedling

February 1, 2013
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The few warm days we had earlier this week allowed the pots to go outside, and pushed a few species into bloom.  Now they’re staying in the cold garage, where the…

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Blooming today

December 29, 2012
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I was surprised to see this little N. graellsii blooming when I returned after visiting family for Christmas.  It’s one of the smallest bulbocodiums.  I didn’t realize the buds were…

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Deer don’t eat daffodils, right? Wrong!

December 15, 2012
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Quite a few daffodils have sprouted foliage this fall, and this morning on my “walk about,” I saw that the deer had been munching on this miniature!   Along with some…

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‘Emerald Monarch’ blooming in Ohio

December 14, 2012
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John Hunter’s ‘Emerald Monarach’ has been in bloom here for several days.  It opened when the temperature was above normal, so the color is perhaps not as green in the…

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blooming

December 10, 2012
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Unknown tazetta

This tazetta is blooming in Ohio.  A friend sent several bulbs a couple years ago, but it is mis-named.  But I’m enjoying it in any event.  The individual florets are…

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Not daffodils, but blooming today

December 3, 2012
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Helleborus niger is in bloom, again thanks to our mild autumn.  It’s nice to see bloom when everything else is brown and dry.  

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