Hippeastrum reginae

rdjenkins rdjenkins@bellsouth.net
Sat, 04 Nov 2006 10:30:48 PST
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From: "Joe Shaw" <jshaw@opuntiads.com>
To: <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 11:15 PM
Subject: [pbs] Hippeastrum reginae
> I wonder if H. reginae will do OK in the garden, if it will tolerate USDA 
> zone 9a frosts, and if it can accept year round rain.  On the other hand, 
> perhaps I should grow it in a pot and put it away for winter?

This source say yes to being OK outdoors in your zone:

I'd seek out other confirmations before risking my only bulb, but in a protected site, I think you'll have success. I'd keep indoors, potted, until spring anyway.

Sorry not to be able to share any personal experience.


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