17 October 2009

before i forget . . .

Planted some small bulbs today, all labeled:
  • 10 Allium moly "Jeannine" by the front door, to the right as you look out from the house.
  • 10 Allium sphaerocephalon in the left part of the lilac thicket, probably nearer than they should be to the Dicentra.
  • 10 Bellevalia pycnantha front and center in the lilac thicket, in front of the astilbe and midway between the Japanese anemones and the Jacob's ladder.
  • 10 Ornithogalum nutans to the left of the garlic chives off the patio.
  • 10 Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica to the left of the front door, right in the lawn.
  • 10 Scilla bifolia "Rosea" between one of our newer lilacs and the daylily bed by the driveway.
Fingers crossed.

4 comments:

  1. Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica are such a pretty spring flower. The large cluster of white and blue petlas on the small bulbs look lovely, when so few other flowers have opened. That's a good idea to have them close to your front door, where you can admire them.

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  2. Now I'm even more excited for spring! I've got some regular old blue squill planted elsewhere. The hope is that someday everything will be everywhere!

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  3. That is also my hope, that one day, everything will be everywhere. It doesn't seem to matter how many bulbs I plant, it never seems enough when they bloom. This year I have planted 432, a new record!

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  4. Deborah, four hundred thirty-two bulbs? (I had to type it out, because the three digits look too puny.) Amazing! Your garden must be stupendous in the spring!!!

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