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Re: what's blooming?/ mulch


Hmmmmmmm..........well, maybe I can keep them dry with a rose cone or two.
Kitty

-------------- Original message -------------- 

> Hummmm... 
> I have not grown Calochortus myself. If memory serves correctly that is 
> a western bulb in origin. Would not be the cold so much as winter moisture 
> that would do it in.... rot from combination of wet and cold. 
> Gene E. Bush 
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc 
> www.munchkinnursery.com 
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com 
> Zone 6/5 Southern Indiana 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: 
> > Gene, we were discussing Calochortus bulbs. I've read that they do not 
> > like freeze/thaw cycles and many references say Zones 6-9 so they might 
> > be marginal for me. I was hoping an extra layer of mulch might help. 
> 
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