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LETTER: white flowers of spring 2016 explained

Linda/Ed, many years ago I spent quite a bit of time at the Lawrence and Ella Gilpin home, a wonderful couple. Ms. Gilpin (aunt Ella) had a lot of sayings. One she said was, “When there is a lot of snow in the winter, white flowers will flourish in the spring. When there is little snow, the red flowers will flourish.”

They raised some mighty fine children and had a house full of love. They were like second parents to me. --HD
Comments re photo 66610 Flowers White shrub at its best this year ID
Hunter: thank you! That saying makes perfect sense based on our winter and the masses of white blooms we’ve had this spring. As a bright person once exclaimed, “L.I.B.” -- LW

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