Rethymno, Crete, Greece(Zone 10b)

These spectacular little flowers grew wild in my land early this Spring. Now I am collecting their seeds - very few, perhaps not enough even for one trade dose. The book (G. Sfikas, Wild Flowers Of Crete) says there are three nigellas in Crete:
1. N. cretica
2. N. doerflieri
3. N. Damascena
none has white flowers - and what do I have?? the albino multicoloris??

HELP!!
Dimitri

PS You will have your name mentioned when I receive the Nobel for this discovery!!

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Elizabethton (Stoney, TN(Zone 6b)

I have white nigella - don't know the name, tho. Sorry.

Antrim, Northern Ire, United Kingdom(Zone 8b)

dpmichael

do you grow any snowdrops in your garden? if so which ones? maybe we could trade them.

Mark

Antrim, Northern Ire, United Kingdom(Zone 8b)

Dimitri

according to chilterseeds.co.uk N. damascena comes in white

Rethymno, Crete, Greece(Zone 10b)

Mark, what are snowdrops?
A latin name could help me understand.
Dimitri

Antrim, Northern Ire, United Kingdom(Zone 8b)

Galanthus. they are spring flowering bulbs which come from around eastern Europe.

Rethymno, Crete, Greece(Zone 10b)

Mark,
thank you for yor comments and work, very helpful.
In the afternoon (now it 11:00 am) I will look galanthus up and tell you.

(there goes my hope for a Nobel!!)

Dimitri

Rethymno, Crete, Greece(Zone 10b)

No, definitely no snowdrops growing on my land.
Dimitri

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