Spring Planted Bulbs
PLEIONE Top Size P. bulbocodioides #SPL50 “Rockery Orchid” (Syn. P. formosana) This small orchid originally came from China and has become a satisfying addition to the specialty garden in warm areas or for growing indoors in the house or greenhouse.
The delicate appearance of the 3 inch flow- ers are enhanced by their exotic showiness. Narrow deep pink petals surround a pale pink tubular fringed lip marked with yellow. [Ht: 8", Bl: Spring, Zones: 8 to 10, SSH] Each 6.95 3 for 18.95 6 for 34.95
P. limprichtii #SPL52
One of the hardiest of the pseudobulbous terrestrial orchids. Flowers are short-stemmed, about 2½ to 3 inches wide, lilac-pink with tubular lips that are lighter and mottled with brownish-pink. Produces offsets freely. Has withstood -4˚F making it suitable for garden culture in warmer areas.
[Ht: 8", Bl: Spring, Zones: 7 to 10, SSH] Each 12.95 2 for 23.95 4 for 44.95
Includes one of each variety offered. #SPL54X (2 bulbs total) 16.95
RANUNCULUS Top Size
POLIANTHES Size: 10/12cm P. tuberosa “Tuberose” Famous for fra- grance and a popu- lar cutflower since the 16th century, tuberoses are still widely used in the florist trade. Native only to Mexico, the tuberous bulb-like
plants send up two to four 24 inch spikes carrying up to 30 fragrant white flowers. The waxy flowers, often 2 to 3 inches in diameter, are carried in pairs. Slender iris-like foliage sheaths the flower spikes before blooming. Dig and store the bulbs over winter. [Ht: 18"-36", Bl: Summer, Zones: 8 to 10, S, 18/sq. yd.]
Mexican Single #SPO04 Single, funnel-shaped, waxy-white blooms with 6 spreading petals. 24 to 36 inches tall. 3 for 7.95 6 for 14.95 12 for 27.95
The Pearl Double #SPO05
Double the petal count of the single-flowered species. Grows 18 to 24 inches tall. 3 for 7.95 6 for 14.95 12 for 27.95
Includes 3 bulbs each of Mexican Single and The Pearl Double. #SPO06X (6 bulbs total) 13.95
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Related to Anemones, these camellia-flow- ered buttercups come in many jewel-toned colors, from bright reds, oranges and golds to pastel pinks and whites as well as striking picotees. They like cool night temperatures and warmer days. Lovely in the early summer garden or in pots and they’re long-lasting cutflowers. Dig bulbs in fall in cold areas and store in a frost-free location.
[Ht: 12", Bl: Jun-Aug, Zones: 7 to 10, S/SSH, 96/sq. yd.]
Tecolote Pastel Mixture #SRA09 A lovely assortment of soft pastel shades.
Tecolote Picotee Mixture #SRA08 Exotic bicolored and tricolored blooms.
Tecolote Rainbow Mixture #SRA10 A wide range of glorious hues.
All Ranunculus mixtures are priced as follows: 12 for 7.95 48 for 24.95
24 for 13.95 96 for 46.95
POLYGONATUM Size: Bareroot “Solomon’s Seal” These woodland plants are cultivated for their gracefully arching foli- age and dainty flowers that are followed by dark blue berries in the fall. Tolerates drought and tree root competi-
tion. Plant in cool, moist, humus-rich soil. [Ht: 18" to 24", Bl: Late Spring, Zones: 3 to 8, SSH/SH]
P. falcatum var. Variegatum #SPO50 White-edged green leaves on reddish stems. Each 4.95 3 for 12.95 6 for 23.95
P. x. Striatum #SPO52 A hybrid with dark green leaves marked with pale green and streaks of bright white. Each 5.95 3 for 14.95 6 for 27.95
Smilacina racemosa #SSM50 “False Solomon’s Seal.” Similar to the above, but foliage is green and white flow- ers are borne in ter- minal clusters folowed by red berries.
Each 5.95 3 for 14.95 6 for 27.95
RHODOHYPOXIS Top Size
Despite being native to South Africa, this great little plant is fairly hardy, probably because it is usually found at eleva- tions of 4000 ft. and higher. The plants are noted for their flat, pointed, hairy leaves which are produced in early spring. The 1 to 1½ inch star-shaped flowers bloom from June into August. Once established leave undisturbed and they will naturalize nicely. [Ht: 3"-4", Bl: Summer, Zones: 6 to 10, S, 188/sq. yd.]
R. baurii Mix #SRH09 Includes shades of pink, red and white. 3 for 10.95 6 for 19.95 12 for 35.95
❧ R. baurii var. Rosie Lee #SRH10 Bright coral-pink blooms top reddish stems.
3 inch pots. Each 10.95 3 for 29.95 6 for 54.95
❧ R. baurii var. Venetia #SRH11 Rose-pink blooms fade to light pink as they age.
3 inch pots. Each 10.95 3 for 29.95 6 for 54.95
Includes one each of Rosie Lee and Venetia. #SRH12X (2 plants total) 18.95
SANDERSONIA Top Size “Chinese Lantern Lily” #SSA10
A little known tuberous- rooted climber native to South Africa. Burnt- orange flowers suspended on slender stems resemble Chinese lanterns. Adapts nicely to container grow- ing and is a colorful addition to the flower border. A novelty
cut flower, too!
[Ht: 18"-24", Bl: Summer, Zones: 8 to 10, S] Each 7.95 3 for 21.95 6 for 39.95
SANGUINARIA CANADENSIS Top Size
“Bloodroot” #SSA01 A mysterious, beautiful plant native to North America’s woodlands. Erupting from the earth in April or May, the flowers and foliage appear simultaneously. Pale pinkish- white buds thrust from the center of rolled leaves on reddish stems
opening into 2 inch anemone-like blooms of pure white with lemon-yellow stamens. Ornamental glaucous green foliage is strikingly
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