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Frittelaria is in full bloom

Postby CdnChelsea » May 05, 2012 7:08 am

One of the first major flowers blooming in my gardens is Frittelaria. I planted it to deter moles and voles since supposidly they don't like the smell of them. So far, it is working.

They have doubled in size this year and now have babies growing along side of them:



Perennial Aubretia is in full bloom too:

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Re: Frittelaria is in full bloom

Postby B_BQ » May 05, 2012 7:34 am

My first close encounter of Frittelaria was at Casa Loma in Toronto many years ago. They had some wonderful swathes of it. I really liked it but have never grown any. Now I don't have the room.
Your Aubretia is gorgeous. Mine's only about 3 years old for this house, and I'm probably looking at waiting a few more days.
I do have a clematis 'Bluebird', covered in buds about to burst forth! lol
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Re: Frittelaria is in full bloom

Postby earwig » May 05, 2012 3:17 pm

All are lovely. I want a Frittelaria. Adding to my list.
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Re: Frittelaria is in full bloom

Postby Big Smile » May 05, 2012 7:11 pm

Your spring flowers are so pretty!! I had a Frittelaria once but lost it :-(

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Re: Frittelaria is in full bloom

Postby CarolynM » May 06, 2012 1:33 pm

Those are absolutely beautiful.
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Re: Frittelaria is in full bloom

Postby karen03 » May 06, 2012 9:48 pm

Wow, lovelies! Gotta add those on my list.
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