At 11:00 3/08/03 -0500, you wrote: >Dear Mary Sue; > All Lycoris have foliage FIRST, then bloom on leafless stalks. > > When you ask about bulbs that flower first, then produce >foliage or the opposite I assume you mean in a "calendar year", not a >'growing season' which can range from fall to spring in mild winter >areas. > Jim, But that also depends on your hemisphere. Here, Lycoris flower sort of March/April.... followed by the leaves later, so if you were talking calendar year that would definitely apply. I had assumed that he was referring to plants that flowered while leaves were not present, at least that seemed the logical request I though? Cheers. Paul Tyerman Canberra, Australia. USDA equivalent - Zone 8/9 mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Cyclamen, Crocus, Cyrtanthus, Oxalis, Liliums, Hellebores, Aroids, Irises plus just about anything else that doesn't move!!!!!