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Published March 17, 2010, 12:00 AM

Try summer bulbs for a touch of tropics

I can’t imagine a garden without the lovely fragrance of acidanthera (peacock orchid). A type of gladiola, the acidanthera flower is a white bloom with a maroon blotchy center, and like the gladiola, is a summer bulb.

By: By Robin Trott, Extension Educator, Alexandria Echo Press

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