September 2004

Colchicum autumnale ‘Album’

– Posted in: Colchicums, Plant info

This is the tiniest colchicum in my collection. I just got it in this autumn's order from Odyssey Bulbs, and it was in full bud in the bag, a bit surprising since both Bowles and Russell Stafford say it blooms later than the straight species. I hope, as Stafford claims in his catalog copy, that [...]

Autumn Queen, revisited

– Posted in: Colchicums

It's that time of year again--colchicum season. I thought that this year, in addition to talking about my new acquisitions, I would try to focus on the ones I didn't get around to posting on last year, and avoid deluging you with photos unless they were clearly better than last year's. And having thus firmly [...]