Pacific BX 36

Dell Sherk
Sun, 03 Aug 2003 11:14:00 PDT
Dear All,

     The items listed below have been donated by PBS list members for
sharing. If you are interested in obtaining some of them, please email me
PRIVATELY at <>. Include "BX 36" in the subject line.
Specify the NUMBERS of the items which you would like; do not specify
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18928, USA. Donors will receive credit on the BX for the cost of postage for
their donations.

From Mary Sue Ittner:

1. Bulblets of Leucoryne purpurea
2. Seed of Ferraria crispa var. nortieri

From Lee Poulsen:

3. Seed of xHippeastralia 'Aztec Amaryllis' X Sprekelia formosissima -
(Pollen parent is Sprekelia that happened to be blooming at the same time.)

4. Seed of xHippeastralia 'Red Star' open pollinated - Nothing else was
blooming at the time (Hipp. or Sprekelia). This looks like a red Hipp
morphed 50-50 with a Sprekelia f.

5. Cormlets of Ferraria uncinata. These are summer dormant.

6. Seed of Tecophilaea cyanocrocus leichtlinii - The form with the large
white center and light sky blue color. For me they grow exactly like Cape
bulbs do. Just a few seeds.

7. Seed of Tecophilaea cyanocrocus violacea - The purple flowered form. Just
a few seeds.

8. Cormlets of Watsonia bulbifera. Small Watsonia, reddish orange flowers.
Summer dormant.

9. Bulbs of Habranthus X  - This is what Yucca Do called it, an
unknown hybrid. Can't remember what it looked like.

From Rob Hamilton:


10. Albuca shawii (S)

11. Arum purpureospathum (W)

12. Arisaema  consanguineum (S)
13. Arisaema amurense (S)
14. Arisaema candidissimum (S)
15. Arisaema ciliatum (S)
16. Arisaema flavum (S)
- the candidissimum and ciliatum  parents  are on the  wiki. The pale
ciliatum was the pollen  parent so there  will hopefully  be a mixture
of  types. All except amurense and  ciliatum have survived our  normal
rainfall during their  winter dormancy. They  will germinate
immediately  in your  summer and  grow on until it gets  cold.

17. Colchicum corsicum (W)
18. Colchicum cupanii (W)
-I havent positively confirmed  the identity of  my C cupanii

Thank you, Mary Sue, Lee, and Rob !!

Best wishes,

--Dell Sherk, Director, Pacific BX

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