[gardeners] lily bulbs

margaret lauterbach (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Tue, 16 Mar 1999 08:48:58 -0700

>Went to Costco yesterday, and they have a supply of lily bulbs, dahlia
>tubers, etc., from "Holland."  Wonder why they don't call it the
>Netherlands.  Anyway, my friend and I did some damage to our checkbooks and
>rather thoroughly went over the selections.  We could see a lily that had a
>white center, but red on the outer part of the petals that we wanted but
>couldn't reach.  She's taller than I and helped herself to a dividing wand
>(for separating people's stuff on the cashier's belt) to extend her reach.
>Aha!  Success!  Each of us got some yellow double Asiatic lilies called
>Fata Morgana, dahlias, etc.  We're going to share our goodies with each
>other so that we get some of each.  They're about $9 per bag, I think 15
>bulbs per bag.  If you're interested, check your Price/Sams/whatever club
>that is really related to Costco.  I don't think selections will last very
>long.  Margaret L