February 2020 - final flowers of the forcing season

early Spring crocus / species crocus in bloom

forced  crocus

forced crocus

Only 1 species / early spring crocus in bloom in the crocus vases, quite disappointed with these this year. I've had more in bloom in the past. The large Dutch crocus have been much better this year, maybe I should stick with those.

crocus vases

amaryllis in bud and bloom, in amaryllis vases (look like giant hyacinth vases) and one in a vase that works as an amaryllis vase

amaryllis in amaryllis vases

final hyacinths, Delft Blue and Aiolos

forced hyacinths in hyacinth vases

Jeffrey, my black cat visitor, on the desk and the final hyacinths on the windowsill

forced hyacinths in hyacinth vases

closer view of the hyacinths

forced hyacinths in hyacinth vases

two of those hyacinths above have rotted buds and will not be blooming

rotted buds on forced hyacinths