strange things are happening with my bulbs

danglesMay 8, 2013

here in Brisbane Australia our flowering season starts about mid September this is the early bloomers first week in October is the biggest lot of flowers the late bloomers will flower in November some straglers in December last month april I took all the leaves of my bulbs expecting them to go to sleep they all now have new leaves up to 18 inches high they have not done this in other years but the strangest of is I have 5 bulbs sending up scapes this is very strange most strange any ideas why this is happening maybe its global warming ha ha this year the weather has also been abnormal any suggestions regards and happy growing Danny

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kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)

I recall that a few of the listers had early blooms last year in the northern hemisphere...as they were expecting bulbs to start going to sleep as well...Oct/Nov.

K

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 4:07PM
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dondeldux

Danny, Do I recall in the past year that you had moved and had to relocate all your bulbs to your new place? Well if that's the case then maybe the digging up and moving of your bulbs has upset their timetable and they have to readjust...just a thought.

Donna

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 7:37PM
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dondeldux

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This post was edited by dondeldux on Wed, May 8, 13 at 19:43

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 7:38PM
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hippiris(10b)

Hey Dangles, I'm in Adelaide, most of mine are still in full leaf with no signs of slowing down, and I was steadily getting flowers right through till March, the weather is still pretty warm here, 29 yesterday and nearly there again today, 2nd week in May, and I'm still having to water.. :-)

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 1:12AM
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hippiris(10b)

Umm, was gardening today and noticed a new scape from one of my H. Viridi Rascal. 7 have died back, 7 have full leaves and this one has a scape about 14 inches tall.. They haven't been moved and are all in the same pot..Weird..

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 3:52AM
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