At 09:40 24/09/03 -0700, you wrote: >For all of you Haemanthaphiles, I have placed a picture of Haemanthus >crispus which is blooming for me - my first in 12 years of "ownership." > Doug, Nice. Is it as elongated as appears in the photo? What are the leaves on this species like? Great pic of a flower that I find is often hard to photograph clearly, particularly when trying to photograph the whole stem and flowerhead. Cheers. Paul Tyerman Canberra, Australia. USDA equivalent - Zone 8/9 mailto:email@example.com Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Cyclamen, Crocus, Cyrtanthus, Oxalis, Liliums, Hellebores, Aroids, Irises plus just about anything else that doesn't move!!!!!