Which Naked ladies??

J.E. Shields jshields104@insightbb.com
Fri, 23 Jul 2004 12:42:22 PDT
Hi everyone,

Here in central Indiana, the first scapes of Lycoris chinensis and of L. 
longituba are just now appearing above ground.

We also call them "Surprise Lilies" here in the boondocks of Hoosierland.

Jim Shields

At 01:45 PM 7/23/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>Dear All;
>         Since 'their seasons' are coming, it would be most helpful if all 
> members would be exact about which Naked Ladies they mean- Amaryllis 
> belladonnna or Lycoris species. After all we usually use exact (ie 
> scientific names) here avoid confusion.
>         L. sanguinea kiusiana is done already-extremely early and the 
> first flowering stems are up for L squamigera. Others to follow.
>         best    Jim W.
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