Jane McGary
Wed, 20 Dec 2006 11:10:25 PST
Sternbergias tend to set seed here in my bulb frame in northern Oregon, 
which is colder than any part of England but not as cold as, say, most of 
the Netherlands. However, the capsules are almost always eaten by something 
-- I suspect mice or slugs. The capsules lie on the soil surface while 
ripening, making them easy prey. I should probably wrap them in mesh or 

Jane McGary
Northwestern Oregon, USA

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