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Jan 28, 2011 6:38 PM CST
|Last year I purchased a regular OT from The Lily Garden. Also last year it put up several stalks of blooms. I decided to dig up the bulb as it was in the shade. Thinking there must be several bulbs. To my surprise, there was only one large bulb that measured 6". I placed it in a 16" dia. container. Does size really matter? (Joke)|
Jan 28, 2011 7:39 PM CST
|What a huge honkin' bulb. Isn't that something, three stalks? Wow. You also must have secret potion in your potting mix. Nothing full grown that I ever pot up does that well. Kudos.|
Jan 29, 2011 8:39 PM CST
|It was in the ground, nothing by a little bonemeal at time of planting. Another bonemeal when it was a few inches high. The housing area that I live in was build on ranch land. Soil is hard, added some sand a few years ago. Nothing special. Its just a good quality bulb from The Lily Garden. Thanks|
Jan 29, 2011 10:12 PM CST
|That's amazing! Gorgeous flower. |
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Feb 2, 2011 8:38 AM CST
|Sufferin' Succotash! Holy Moses! Gadzooks!, said the Queen. (another joke)|
I don't know what actually happens when there are multiple stems per single undivided bulb, but I have had that happen with a natural dwarfish martagon before, too.