> >1. Is there a period after transplanting during which flowering does >not occur? How long do we wait? >2. Is flowering sensitive to the daylength? >3. and the big question: Does anyone have clues into the nature of the >flowering? There is not much scientific literature out there and the >two main sources are a little dated and conflict. > Martin, I seem to recall that someone here in Australia keeps their rainlilies dry for 6 weeks then soaks the pot in water overnight, triggering flowering within the next few days. The keep this cycle going throughout the summer months, getting heaps of flowers every 6 weeks. I've never tried this myself, but apparently it worked for him. Now if I could just remember who it was so I could put you in touch with them. <sigh> Cheers. Paul T. Canberra, Australia - USDA Zone Equivalent approx. 8/9 Growing an eclectic collection of plants from all over the world including Aroids, Crocus, Cyclamen, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Galanthus, Irises, Trilliums (to name but a few) and just about anything else that doesn't move!!