Arisaema yunnanensis

J.E. Shields
Fri, 29 Jan 2010 06:16:15 PST

So what were the hardy Arisaema species in your botanic garden?  Don't 
leave us hanging in suspense, please!

Jim Shields

At 11:01 AM 1/29/2010 +0000, you wrote:
>Mr. McDonough inrespone to your posting with respect to Arisaema yunnanense
>and some possible ambiguity over colours, etc.
>As we progress the Arisaema collection here, several taxa have proved to be
>hardy than has been suggested,
>coping down to - 15 C to - 25 C for prolonged periods it is maybe a
>question, as with Lilium etc,
>that perfect drainage is of paramount importance. I try two or three new
>taxa most years and had few losses so far.
>I hope the above helps, best wishes,
>Iain. Auchgourish Botanic Garden

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