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The variety is the first thing, says Susan. Then you must grow it properly. You sow them in a greenhouse any time between mid-December and mid-January. Youve got to use good soil compost. Good heat, good light, keep the temperature 15c at night. Then you plant them outside around mid-April. The die is cast in the propagation prior to planting. And you must put them outside when theyre at the right stage of maturity or youll never get big onions. The other thing is the ground pre
Oxalis palmifrons hails from the deserts of South Africa. This oxalis looks like a giant green snowflake. Zone 7 - 10 Each symmetrical rosette has three dimensional, miniature palm-like leaves.In late fall it is topped with stalks of light pink flowers held just above the foliage. Oxalis palmifrons makes a great windowsill plant.
Bulb for fall planting - Also called Foxtail Lilies, they don’t grow from bulbs, instead they are spidery looking tubers planted in the fall at the same time as tulips and daffodils. They are large plants requiring their space and send up giant bushy flower spires in a variety or reds, oranges and yellows as well as white. They bloom in May/June and can reach 3-6 feet tall.