Two questions to the forum

Tim Harvey
Sun, 08 Feb 2009 11:19:08 PST
I have Albuca clanwilliamgloria which flowers every year. It seems to resent being cramped. I put it in the ground (in Southern California) and have volunteers all over the place. I would think in your situation a large pot would be needed.
 Tim> From:> To:> Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 19:11:00 +0000> Subject: [pbs] Two questions to the forum> > Dear All,> > There are two questions: the first one: does anybody have experience in> growing Albuca clanwilliamigloria? I have a potful grown from Silverhill> seeds some years ago and after first a long growing period and then a> very long dormancy (more than one year) there are leaves again, it looks> as if each bulb has one leaf only. Is there ever any chance to see a> flower? I like Albucas and grow several of them and normally they are> straightforward and flower in a few years from seed. This one seems to> be different.....> Any comments or help?> > The other question is off-topic: Does anyone have or know of a source of> seed of the true wild form of Campanula medium (Canterbury bells) There> is a wonderful photo in the Phillps/Rix series, "Annuals" It is native> of the Alpes Maritimes in South Eastern France and neighbouring Italy. I> have not been able to trace it and would be willing to refund both> postage and seeds but would be as grateful for further information. All> seaches done always lead to the cultivated large flowered version which> has lost charm compared to the wild form.......> > Thank you very much!> > > Greetings from never-ever-thawing-again Germany...... Uli> _______________________________________________> pbs mailing list>>>

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