Sprekelia dormancy question

James Waddick jwaddick@kc.rr.com
Mon, 01 Jan 2007 14:34:43 PST
>Adam wrote : Re;  S. formosissima.  Personally I believe bringing your pots
>in is irrelevant or unnecessary.   I've been able to winter over
>Hippeastrelia  "Durga Pradhan" here in the Chicago area.  Outdoors, no pot,
>in the ground-- sticky clayey loam at about 20" from the foundation of the

Dear Adam -
	I am shocked to hear this. I bring mine (in pots) indoors 
before the first frost and they stay there-bone dry until they show 
'signs' in spring, then repotting and lots of water.

	Some sacrificial bulbs go out this fall.!

	Does it actually bloom outdoors?

	Stunned-Jim W.
Dr. James W. Waddick
8871 NW Brostrom Rd.
Kansas City Missouri 64152-2711
Ph.    816-746-1949
Zone 5 Record low -23F
	Summer 100F +

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