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- Subject: Synandrospadix vermitoxicus
- From: "James W. Waddick" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 21:38:27 -0500 (CDT)
I receive the following note from the International Bulb
Society and am passing along for comments and advice. Appreciate any
suggestions for Andrew and please send comments to me if you prefer
Thanks Jim W.
>I am curious about Synandrospadix vermitoxicus. It comes from
>the mountains of Bolivia. With veined leaves and purple flowers with
>black markings, it is eye-catching when happy.
>If someone is familiar with the plant do say so. Mine has not increased
>in size in five years. It blooms a little each year but is not nearly so
>vigorous as I believe it should. It is growing in a three gallon
>container in a humus-rich mix and is in partial shade. In winter I just
>keep it like Amorphophallus, leaving it dry after it dies down.
>San Diego, California
Dr. James W. Waddick
8871 NW Brostrom Rd.
Kansas City Missouri 64152-2711
Zone 5 Record low -23F
Summer 100F +