Hippeastrum brasilianum in Bloom

J.E. Shields jshields@indy.net
Sun, 21 Mar 2010 09:40:28 PDT
There is a picture of my Hippeastrum brasilianum now in my blog at:


as well as a Trillium nivale and Bulbocodium (or Colchicum) vernum.

Happy Springtime!

Jim Shields
in Westfield, Indiana

At 01:33 PM 3/20/2010 -0400, you wrote:
>My first flower on seed-grown Hippeastrum brasilianum is open.  It is a
>long white trumpet, fragrant, with slightly frilly edges.  I have the form
>with purple along the midrib on the outside of the sepals.  I've never seen
>this species in bloom before!  I guess I ought to go take a picture of
>it.  I'm quite thrilled.
>Jim Shields
>in sunny and mild Westfield, Indiana
>Jim Shields             USDA Zone 5             Shields Gardens, Ltd.
>P.O. Box 92              WWW:    http://www.shieldsgardens.com/
>Westfield, Indiana 46074, USA
>Tel. ++1-317-867-3344     or      toll-free 1-866-449-3344 in USA
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Jim Shields             USDA Zone 5             Shields Gardens, Ltd.
P.O. Box 92              WWW:    http://www.shieldsgardens.com/
Westfield, Indiana 46074, USA
Tel. ++1-317-867-3344     or      toll-free 1-866-449-3344 in USA

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