Chinese Edible Plants
Thu, 09 Oct 2008 09:35:44 PDT
On 7 Oct 08, at 16:06, Leo A. Martin wrote:

> In a 99 Ranch Market here in Phoenix I saw lily bulbs sold vacuum-packed
> in pairs two years ago. I bought a pair and planted them in a large pot.
> (Phoenix is a very bad climate for Lilium, and this way I can move them
> around.) They sprouted and grew, with very lacy leaves on the stems. They
> persist but aren't happy here.
> I didn't eat any of them.

They're Lilium henryi.

Mine flower well, but I don't particularly like the wimpy orange of the flowers.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate
on beautiful Vancouver Island…

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