SPECIALTY BULB LIST 2016 Shipping has ended, this list is here for reference only. Greetings, This year is...
Acis valentina-blooming September 6th. Spain, said to be barely in cultivation. I really like this plant, it's tall stems, and delicate ...
The Mariposa Lilies really have to be considered some of the most stunningly marked plants ever. This one is endemic to the Central Coasta...
Dietes bicolor A quick trip down to Las Vegas to visit some old friends and I run across some cool plants. This was in a strip mall pro...
The property here at Illahe was an old cherry orchard, and this corner has a pretty long and storied past. A pretty extensive research at ...
Illahe Nursery and Gardens My little nursery is located in the South Salem hills at an elevation of about 600'. In following the sage...
Seems like this name is getting harder to find when you search the internet. It's one of the latest flowering if the California comple...
Fall blooming Crocus Updated 9/14/14 Thank you everyone, I am finished shipping for the year. I will leave this post up for refer...
"All our discontents about what we want appear to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have." Daniel Dafoe. Read hi...
Fritillaria persica Looking lovely on a calm, April evening. It did rain cats and dogs at times today though, with thunderstorms style ...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Iris graberiana 'yellow falls'
Iris hoogiana 'white falls'
The light was really good in the greenhouse after work today. Been super mild temps in the 50's and 60's. Its fun to look back at last years blogs and see that we had a huge snowstorm this week last year and late frosts that nuked the potatoes. I guess that's one of the things I love about gardening, you have to deal with variables that you can't control.
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Thursday, March 7, 2013
It takes a keen eye to spot this one in its native habitat... the green and brown camouflage the flowers...maybe I'm used to smelling the stinky side of life to much to notice the rankness of its odour, because the stinkbells never bother me.
The camera plays tricks with this one, I really think you have to call the flower color silver, or white gold.
Been sunny and in the 50's but lows in the upper 20's and I've seen a little frost damage on some flowers.
Lots of blue things blooming and I'll try to share those this weekend if I get around to it.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Golden frits sound like something you would order in a restaurant, no?
This one and all the different forms of F. pudica are up and at em....most be something about yellow and early pollinators working the late winter.
Some rain today, Monday morning it was 28 deg in the greenhouse and 68 in there by the afternoon.