Tulip in Houston?

Rodney Barton rbartontx@yahoo.com
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 05:46:41 PDT
Actually the differences are a matter of degree. Houston is wetter and has warmer winters, so a tulip that won't survive here wouldn't be expected to make it there either.  


> From: Jim McKenney <jamesamckenney@verizon.net>
>To: Pacific Bulb Society <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org> 
>Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:28 PM
>Subject: Re: [pbs] Tulip in Houston?
>I'm pretty sure DFW and Houston don't have much in common climate wise. Houston is down on the coast and has rain throughout the year. I would not call it a Mediterranean climate. And hot wet soil and tulips are not a recipe for success. 
>Sujit, if you try any of the ones so far suggested, please let us know about the results. First year bulbs of the sorts Alberto suggested should bloom the first year. But I'm curious about what will happen down the road. 
>Jim McKenney
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