Re: OT: Re: Lilium canadense
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- Subject: Re: OT: Re: Lilium canadense
- From: "John I. Jones" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 11:04:49 +0000
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Ellen Gallagher wrote:
> (for iris-l)
> >Christa Royer wrote:
> >> Yes , B&D Lilies, Oregon, sells two sub species of this lily. It is
> >> better to get some seed and start them. I have ordered 12 bulbs total
> >> in two separate years and none of them have come up yet, yes I realize
> >> that they can lay dormant for a year or two after moving them.
> Seed is, of course, the best way to start lilies (no virus, etc).
> This was discussed on the lilium-l a few months ago and I was sent
> L. canadense seed by one of the list members. However, since we are
> moving this summer, I didn't plant them *and* it was also pointed
> out that you may have a long wait (5 -12 years!!!!!!) between planting
> L. canadense and flowering....or was that germination? Can't remem-
> ber.....John Montgomery will know. :))
> I will send for some bulbs next year. If you join the NARLS and the
> species lily group, bulbs are very reasonable and they are grown
> in a virus-free environment. I have several with buds and am waiting
> to see them...alas, L. canadense is not among them. :(
> Hope this is not too OT....miss the iris-l like crazy.
> *iris-stuff: bearded irises are almost gone here since we had an
> early season and the Siberian irises are still going strong and what
> a sight each morning. The Japanese are in tight bud which makes them
> almost 3 weeks early here in the Zone 3a.
> Hugs to John,
> Ellen Gallagher / email@example.com
> Siberian iris robin / firstname.lastname@example.org
> Northern New Hampshire, USA / USDA Zone 3