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JTh
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« on: April 18, 2017, 06:17:01 PM »

I planted a few bulbs  of Scilla peruviana which I got in Portugal in 2013,  a couple of them flowered for the first time this year; the flowers were worth waiting for. The harsh winter certainly didn't seem to harm them in any way.


_4187230.jpg Scilla peruviana
by Jorun Tharaldsen, on Flickr
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Veterinary surgeon by training with a phD in parasitology, worked as virologist since 1992.
Member of the MGS and Branch website editor. Gardening in Oslo and to a limited extent in Halkidiki, Greece.
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 04:38:59 PM »

They look lovely. We have had flowers on the Scillas  really early in the year. These are the ones given to us when we visited Sparoza  at last year's AGM.  I was surprised that they flowered so quickly. We have some more in the ground that have been in for a few years but have  produced only foliage.
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2017, 06:41:55 PM »

Jorun,
I think I would sit all day long looking at it!
Wonderful
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No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 05:51:42 PM »

Thank you, Hillary, photos last longer than the flowers, but it is of course not quite the same thing as seeing them  live.
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