Thursday, February 7, 2013

For the love of Crocus...

 I see a mass planting of crocus in my future. Here I have a huge area under  my Big Rhododendron left unoccupied with only the suckering Lillac, till the Erythroniums and T.Sylvestris appear in late spring. Now it I had  only thought about this last Autumn. But I only started reading E.A. Bowles 'My garden in Spring' this winter.
Rhodies and Lillac underplanted with C.atticus which is now C. sieberi subsp.atticus. or C.crewei now C. biflorus , or perhaps I should just stick with Tommies !

4 comments:

  1. I have just a smattering of croci, but they seem to come and go in the blink of an eye.

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  2. Well the next chapter by EA should be useful then, Scilla biflia and Chionodoxa sardensis ...take me closer tulip time!

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  3. That is perfect...I just planted my first ever Crocus last fall...and am impatiently waiting for them to appear!

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    1. Oh ...and I have to wait till next year.

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