In a message dated 10/6/08 8:40:25 PM, email@example.com writes: > Anyway, if anyone has had prior experience getting these species through > their first year of growth, I'd be interested to hear about it. > yes, the dormancy is normal for these in my experience. glad you had success eith R splendens, this has germinated poorly with me (PLEASE note new address & phone/fax numbers below Thanks!) ALSO, I now sell Oxblood Lilies (Texas Red--also--the PINK), as well as Freesia alba & the Texas form of Gladiolus byzantinus...see Availability List Best wishes, Bill the Bulb Baron http://www.billthebulbbaron.com/ William R.P. Welch Please make all checks payable to William R.P. Welch, and use my NEW address: 1031-B Cayuga Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, USA New phone numbers as well: Phone (831) 236-8397 fax ONLY (831) 426-4915--HOWEVER I much prefer orders etc placed WITHIN an email (NOT as an attachment) COMPARED to fax as I don't know yet how to transfer fax text over on to my computer where I need it--thanks!