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Snowdrops elwesii hiemalis


Snowdrops elwesii hiemalis

earlier than last year ,started with one bulb its finally making a good clump now



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Goodness, those are early. Pity you don't know the variety.

15 Nov, 2017

 

Lol...false hope I fear! I have a feeling this will be a cold winter...up here anyway. There are photos of snowy scenes in our local paper today, and the weather has gone cold and clear.

16 Nov, 2017

 

Why are your's blooming when I just planted mine? I'm sure I'll get a lot of blizzards this year.

16 Nov, 2017

 

thanks all, they always flower before the New Year I bet a Galanthus expert would know .....

I will email a expert and let you know

Gg

18 Nov, 2017

 

How strange they flower so early they are looking good yes they soon mulitply.

26 Nov, 2017

 

Thanks 3P

had them a few years now... I bought a collection of snowdrop bulbs from "Walkers bulbs" going cheap at the garden center in a very nice box and this was one of them ... so I have a few various different varieties but names I havnt a clue ?

glad to see to see you back on here ....

Gg

26 Nov, 2017

 

*UPDATE* i have been told they think its

GALANTHUS ATHENAE

Gg

26 Nov, 2017

 

You had a bargain then Gnarly gnome having unusual really early flowering thank you its nice to be back. Thank you for finding the name.

27 Nov, 2017

 

thanks 3p , some are selling for £15.00 for 1 bulb SO ABOUT £70 in that clump lol

Gg

27 Nov, 2017

 

Lol there s a good proffit there for you then to buy some more or different ones amazing how much just one bulb fetches afew years ago one went for £7.000

27 Nov, 2017

 

Yes 3p

I watch on ebay in early spring £££ as they go crazy with the prices of some of them

Gg

2 Dec, 2017

 

Yes I have noticed the same on ebay Gnarly gnome only because I read in the news a few years back one bulb went for £7.000 so I look now just to see the different types.

4 Dec, 2017

 

Lovely to see them, I believe there are early flowering varieties........BJS would know!

5 Dec, 2017

 

Hi Dotty

please ask BJS as I dont know who the person is

Gg

6 Dec, 2017

 

You can search for him......under bjs blogs in custom search top right hand corner...

11 Dec, 2017

 

immm shy Dotty

Gg

13 Dec, 2017

bjs
Bjs
 

Gnarly gnon
Athenae is not one I have, suggest you put another picture on showing the inside of the bloom I may have a better Idea from that,the outer petals of yours appear more pointed at the tip than Athenae. whatever it is very attractive and welcome at this time of year.
Brian

17 Dec, 2017

 

Thanks Brian .... its still in flower I will try my best to get a better shot as soon as it stops raining

Gg

17 Dec, 2017

 

Thanks to BJS and Avon Bulbs who have both confirmed the name :

elwesii hiemalis

Gg

19 Dec, 2017



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