Spring Planted Bulbs
CRINUM Size: 20cm/up “Crinum Lily” A large genus of the amaryllis fam- ily, all natives of mild climates. The plants bear up to 15 trumpet-shaped, fra- grant 4 inch flowers at the top of 24 inch stems. Since blooms don’t all open at
once, flowering continues over a long period. Deep rooted and drought resistant, they dislike being disturbed. Bulbs grow very large with a long neck. Use: border, container. [Bl: July/Sept, Zones: 7 to 10, S, 9/sq. yd.]
❧ C. x digweedii var. Stars and Stripes #SCN11
Spectacular crisp white blooms with a dramatic raspberry-red stripe down the center of each petal. Very showy. Grows 2 feet tall. 4 inch pots. Each 12.95 3 for 34.95 6 for 64.95
C. x powellii #SCN05
Long stems of pink blooms. 2 to 3 feet tall. Each 7.95 3 for 21.95 6 for 39.95
C. x powellii var. Album #SCN06 A pure white selection. 2 to 3 feet tall. Each 7.95 3 for 21.95 6 for 39.95
C. var. Ellen Bosanquet #SCN08 Introduced by Louis Bosanquet of Florida around 1910. Rose-red flowers. 2 to 3 feet tall. 4 inch pots. Each 9.95 3 for 27.95 6 for 49.95
Includes one each of C. x var. Stars and Stripes, C. x powellii, C. x powellii var. Album and C. var. Ellen Bosanquet #SCN17X (4 bulbs total) 32.95
CROCOSMIA Size: 6cm/up (Syn. Montbretia) This cormous species is native to South Africa and in warmer climates will form large clumps. The gladiolus-like foliage fans around the branched, zig-zagging flower spikes. The long stems are lined with a profuse number of star-shaped, tubular flowers that open over a long period.
Very effective vertical accents in borders and cutflower ar-
rangements. Use: border, cut, container. [Ht: 2'-4', Bl: Midsummer, Zones: 6 to 8, S, 144/sq. yd.]
C. x crocosmiiflora Emberglow #SCC15 Burnt orange-red flowers with brown-spotted, lemon-yellow throats. 32 to 40 inches tall.
C. x crocosmiiflora Emily McKenzie #SCC09 Orange flowers have deep red throats. 18 to 24 inches tall.
C. x crocosmiiflora George Davison #SCC18
Dainty yellow blooms. 18 to 24 inches tall.
C. x crocosmiiflora Lucifer #SCC10 Large, fiery-red flowers. Usually reliably hardy to Zone 5. 32 to 40 inches tall.
C. x crocosmiiflora Red King #SCC23 A petite Lucifer. A strong grower that packs a lot of punch for its size. 10 to 18 inches tall.
C. x crocosmiiflora Star of East #SCC21 Cream-centered tangerine flowers. 20 to 28 inches tall.
Above 6 Crocosmia are priced per variety: 6 for 4.95
24 for 16.50
12 for 8.95 48 for 29.95
6 bulbs each of the above 6 varieties. #SCC30X (36 bulbs total) 23.95
C. x Gerbe d’Or #SCC17 A shorter selection with apricot-yellow flowers and unique bronze-green foliage. Very florifer- ous and long-blooming, the plants have also proven to be quite robust and adaptable. 15 to 20 inches tall.
C. x Limpopo #SCC22 Tight clusters of long-lasting coral-pink blooms blushed with an orange glow are bright accents held atop dark stems. A very distinctive selec- tion. 30 to 36 inches tall.
❧ C. x Columbus #SCC13 Large golden-yellow flowers stand upright and
open-faced on arching stems. Zone 5 hardy with protection. 32 inches tall.
Above 3 Crocosmia are priced per variety: 3 for 5.95
12 for 19.95
6 for 10.95 24 for 37.95
3 bulbs each of the above 3 varieties. #SCC33X (9 bulbs total) 14.95
CYCLAMEN SPECIES Top Size
These members of the primrose family are hardy versions of flo- rists’ cyclamen. Corms do not multiply, but increase in size from year to year, produc- ing larger plants. Most are native to Europe and the Mediterranean area. Use: border, rckgdn, naturalizing.
C. cilicium #SCY03 Honey-scented flowers vary from white to deep rose-pink with a magenta-crimson blotch at the base of each lobe. Heart-shaped deep green toothed foliage is marbled and splashed with lighter zoning, purple-red underneath. Native to Turkey, 1872.
[Ht: 4", Bl: Sept/Oct, Zones: 6 to 9, SSH, 16/sq. yd.] 3 for 9.95 6 for 17.95 12 for 32.95
C. coum #SCY06
A hardy species, the first blooms often greeting snow. Stems are seldom more than 3 inches high, and leaves are plain, not marbled, and appear in autumn. Purplish-magenta flowers – miniature florist’ cyclamen – appear later, from December through April, depending on location. This shade-tolerant species is easily grown in a well-drained, leafy soil. Be patient
CYPRIPEDIUM Size: As noted “Lady’s Slipper” The aura of mystery and so- phistication surrounding Lady’s Slippers makes them among the most coveted of any woodland plants. These hardy orchids, also known as “Slipper Orchids”, are splendid plants to grow in the garden. Usu- ally flowering in late spring or early summer, they prefer a cool, shady location. Special cultural instructions prepared by our grower will be included with each order. Note: Plants may take a year to establish before flowering.
❧ C. Hank Small #SCY77
A profuse bloomer bearing several small flow- ers on each stem. Deep yellow lip pouches contrast with mahogany-red twisted sepals. Derived from two smaller species, so their root size is naturally smaller. 3 inch pots. [Ht: 12"-18", Bl: Late Spring, Zones: 4 to 7] Each 69.95
2 for 129.95
C. parviflorum var. pubescens #SCY71 “Large Yellow Lady’s Slipper”. Native in North American woodlands from Nova Scotia south to Missouri, Alabama and Georgia. The flowers have large light to medium yellow lip pouches about one-half the size of a hen’s egg and green to brown twisting petals and sepals. Easy to grow. Blooming size bareroot plants. [Ht: 12"-18", Bl: Late Spring, Zones: 4 to 8] Each 69.95
2 for 129.95 McClure & Zimmerman ❧ 13
because bulbs may remain dormant for over a year, but blooms are always worth the wait, and self-sown seedlings are the norm. [Ht: 4", Bl: Spring, Zones: 5 to 8, S/SSH, 16/sq. yd.] 3 for 9.95 6 for 17.95 12 for 32.95
❧ C. coum var. Magic Mirror™ #SCY08 Deep pink flowers shine above silvery foliage.
4 inch pots. Each 12.95 3 for 34.95 6 for 64.95
❧ C. coum var. Silver Form #SCY04 Silvery leaves with a narrow gray-green edge.
4½ inch pots. Each 12.95 3 for 34.95 6 for 64.95
❧ C. coum var. Something Magic #SCY05 (P.P.19894)–Spectacular! Each silvery leaf has
a miniature green tree ‘stamped’ in the center. Light pink flowers. Very showy. 4 inch pots. Each 12.95 3 for 34.95 6 for 64.95
C. neapolitanum #SCY07 (Syn. C. hederifolium) Blooms in late summer and continues into autumn; myriads of pink flowers with darker eyes are sent up in succes- sion. Ivy-shaped foliage is luxurious deep green, spotted and zoned with silver. S. Europe. [Ht: 5"-6", Bl: Late Summer, Zones: 5 to 8, SSH/SH, 24/sq. yd.] 3 for 8.95 6 for 15.95 12 for 29.95
C. neapolitanum var. album #SCY09 Flowers of pure white. Silvery patterned leaves. Each 6.95 3 for 18.95 6 for 34.95
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