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Re: OT-PLANTS: Jacobean Lily

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • 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 apearce@academy.net.au 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
	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS 7/8

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