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Re: Oleanders/spring

In our area, the tulip specialists say that it is too warm and humid to get
many years of bloom out of them.  I just plant them occasionally when I
feel I miss them.  I kept a package of tulips in the refrigerator for over
a year once, and they did the best.
Bonnie ETN Zone 7

> [Original Message]
> From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/24/2006 6:15:34 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Oleanders/spring
> Of course!  LOL  Might not happen again ever that this  occurs.  Even in
> winters some of the plants, like the hummingbird bush  go dormant.   I
> email them.  Have no website or such  though to post.  
> I used to save tulip bulbs and hyacinth bulbs.  I let the foliage die 
> naturally, then lifted them and kept them in dry sphagnum moss or such  
> (usually whatever the bulb came in).  Then in the fall I'd put it in the 
bottom of 
> the frig for a few days, sometimes weeks if I forgot.  Only way  to get a
> to bloom here, since it doesn't get cold enough for  repeats.  Then
> plant them or put them in a bulb vase.  It's  been a while though....so
hope I'm 
> not missing any steps.  
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 2/24/2006 9:54:56 AM Central Standard Time,  
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> Noreen,  I don't suppose you have any photos of the rare event of summer
> spring  plants blooming together?
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