Tom Stettner, Ohio

1st (non daffodil) Bloom of 2009

March 7, 2009
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Categories: General, Non-Daffodil

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It’s such a nice day today in southwest Ohio that I thought I’d look around some local parks to see what might be in bloom. We found some winter Aconite, Snowdrops & Crocus yawning in the morning Sun early this morning. Then, going back home, I was delighted to see my own crocus waking up. The photo of this crocus is attached. I really like these because of the wonderful wisps of dark color on the outside of the petals that contrast with the orange pistil.
Spring has arrived in my neighborhood !
Tom

3 responses to “1st (non daffodil) Bloom of 2009”

  1. Mary Durtschi says:

    Beautiful crocus Tom!  What is the little darlings name?  I am slowly adding more crocus to my garden and that is one that NEEDS to grow here.
     
    Mary


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  2. Tom Stettner, Ohio Tom Stettner says:

    Can anyone ID this crocus for Mary? It’s been so long since I planted these, I didn’t keep track of the names at the time.
    Tom

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  3. Donna Dietsch says:
    To Mary and the Daffnet,
    This is “Gipsy Girl”, easily id’s from Brent Heath’s catalog.
    Donna Dietsch