September


Our speaker for September was unable to make the meeting so Ray Bailey stood in for her.

Ray’s talk was “Bulbs with a Difference” and he showed us 72 of his favourite bulbs, some well known but mainly unusual species types:

Tulipa Urumiensis
Tulipa Praestans ‘Fusilier’
Tulipa Clusiana.
Tulipa Keizerscroon
Tulipa Sylvestris
Tulipa Batalinii ‘Bright Gem’
Tulipa ‘Spring Green’
Tulipa ‘Yellow Present’
Tulip ‘Queen of Night’.
Fritillaria Persica
Fritillaria Imperialis Lutea
Fritillaria Lutea
Fritillaria Pallida
Ipheion Uniflora
Arum Albispathum
Podophyllum Peltatum
Arisaema Ringens
Arisaema Nepenthiodes
Anemone Nemorosa Alba fl.pl.
Anemone ‘Radar’
Erythronium ‘Kondo’
Trillium Rugellii
Trillium Grandiflorum
Trillium Lutea
Camassia Leichtlinii
Camassia Leichtlinii Alba
Brodiae ‘Queen Fabiola’
Rhodohypoxis ‘Douglas’
Rhodohyposis ‘Harlequin’
Rhodohypoxis Baurii
Hylomecon Japonica
Calochortus
Pleione Limprichtii
Chines Chives
Allium Ostrowskianum
Allium Flavum
Allium Zebdanense
Allium Karataviense
Allium Chistophii
Allium Giganteum
Allium, Lillium, Phlox
Lillium Wilmottianum
Lillium Auratum
Lillium Speciosum Rubra
Lillium ‘Stargazer’
Lillium ‘Pink Perfection’
Lillium ‘African Queen’
Lillium ‘Golden Splendour’
Gladiolus ‘Papillon’
Gladiolus Tristis
Gladiolus Byzantinus
Gladiolus Nanus (white)
Gladiolus Nanus (red)
Angionanthus Lutea
Eremurus Bungei
Agapanthus Umbellatum
Agapanthus Umbellatum Alba
Galtonia Candicans
Leucojum Autumnale
Galanthus Reginae Olgae
Crocus Speciosus
Colchicum ‘Rosy Dawn’
Colchicum Agrippinum
Nerine Bowdenii
Cyclamen Hederifolium
Cyclamen Mirabile.

You can download the list here

His message for the evening was:

BULBS. Select carefully, feed them regularly, care for them and enjoy! Don’t forget THEY ARE PLANTS!

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