One of the few irritations I've had using non-IE browsers is that Movable Type's text editing buttons only showed up in IE. This is because those buttons depended on some code that only worked in IE. Well, if this test post works, I've just found a fix. Using code and following the explanations found on [...]
Here is another one where I am not sure I have a correctly identified plant, mostly, I suppose, because it is surely not the biggest colchicum on the block. On the other hand, I think Bowles' description fits: "In C. giganteum the segments open out more widely and remain expanded at an angle of forty-five [...]
I bought this from Odyssey Bulbs because I wanted to see how it compared with the C. speciosum I had gotten from another source several years earlier. Wouldn't you know it, I forgot to take a whiff of the newcomer. But it looks pretty much like the other speciosum. I guess having a lilac tube [...]
Here you can see that Nancy does indeed have the much-desired purple tube. As with almost all of the photos on this blog, if you click on the image it will take you to an enlarged version of that image.
I planted 'Nancy Lindsay' last year but couldn't get a photo then. I have yet to see what the autumnale type looks like, but this flower is much bigger and shaped differently than the C. autumnale 'Album' that bloomed for me earlier this fall. I can see why it was originally considered its own species: [...]
It's a Girl Gone Gardening, brought to my attention by Hands in the Dirt. I am way behind in my garden blog browsing. Well, I am way behind in a lot of things.