Re: OT-PLANTS: Jacobean Lily
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- Subject: Re: OT-PLANTS: Jacobean Lily
- From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
- Date: Tue, 9 Sep 1997 09:41:15 -0600 (MDT)
On Tue, 9 Sep 1997 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Hi everyone!
> I found some mention of this in the archives, and thought I'd
> add my two cents worth:
> Walter asked if red was the only colour available. According to a book on
> perennials that I have, there is a white form of this, but it is very rare.
> A friend of Dad's (who I haven't met) gave me a few bulbs of the red variety
> a few months ago, and I'm hoping they will flower this spring. Until
> recently, I'd never even seen a picture of it, or heard of it, apart from
> the name the friend wrote on the bag.
> Ann Pearce
Ann, thanks for the research on this. I hope we can locate a
white one. The flower is shaped like an orchid. I just got the sulphur
yellow Ismene (Peruvian daffodil or spider lilly) this spring and it
bloomed beautifully. The waxy leaves have been unchewed by the
Enid Lake, MS 7/8