pbs Digest, Vol 16, Issue 6

Kevin D. Preuss hyline@tampabay.rr.com
Sat, 08 May 2004 05:00:35 PDT
It is true!
The few Lycoris that can be grown here bloom once every few years in zone 9,
St. Petersburg, FL. Unfortunately.   But those years they bloom I am glad I
keep em around.
Kevin Preuss

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kelly Irvin" <bulbmeister@bulbmeister.com>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 6:35 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Re: pbs Digest, Vol 16, Issue 6

> Joe:
> I have heard it rumored that most of the spring foliage Lycoris have
> difficulty blooming in zone 9. I don't know if it is true or not. Of
> course, I believe that the zone ranges offered in catalogs are more
> related to survivability, hardiness, than bloom consistency.
> Here in zone 6, I have been experiencing about two seasons for recovery
> of transplanted Lycoris (from dormant trade stock).

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