REPLY: Lycoris in Bloom
Tue, 06 Aug 2002 22:33:34 PDT
In a message dated 06-Aug-02 4:57:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

I'm delighted with the plant's flowers, a dark pink
with nicely contrasting blue tips

That's a good description of L. sprengeri.  This, if the correct form, is a fertile 2n species and worth working with to get something different.  The flowers (and plant) are, overall, smaller than the rather similar (although not as brightly colored) ancient natural 3n hybrid, L. squamigera.

Dave Karnstedt
Silverton, ORegon 97381-0237

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