hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

OT-Plants: Amarillyds

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: OT-Plants: Amarillyds
  • From: "Michael Cook" <macook@iglou.com>
  • Date: Sat, 5 Apr 1997 19:08:44 -0700 (MST)

     I have been interested in the dissucussions on the Hippeastrums.  I am
not certain as to their hardiness, but it sounds as if they are under
rated.  I can tell you of two related plants that are hardy here.  I have a
type of Crinum that has not only been growing, it thrives here.  Although I
know it is definitely a Crinum, I am uncertain as to what variety or
species of Crinum it is.  It blooms in June and July, sometimes into
August.  The flowers are white with pink stripes.  The blooms smell like
    The other plant is the Sea Daffodil, generically known as Pancratium
maritinum. (spelling?)  While it will grow here, it is sometimes reluctant
to bloom, but when it does, it makes a real show.  The Sea Daffodil appears
to bloom best during summers with more 70 degree or higher nights.  
     What type of Amaryllis was Sharon asking about?  If it was Lycoris, it
may be worth trying to move them if it can be done after the leaves die

Mark A. Cook
Lexington, KY   USDA Zone 5/6     Sunset Zone 35    Wind gusts to 50 MPH

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index