Rainlilies which like it wet

Alberto ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:18:09 PST
> Date: Sat, 7 Dec 2013 10:43:15 +1300
> From: klazina1@gmail.com
> To: pbs@lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: [pbs] re Rainlilies which like it wet
> I find it interesting that the Rainlilies which like moisture, like 
> Zephyranthes atamasco, I hav managed to kill off most seedlings with 
> kindness as to moisture levels.  I now grow mine like the restof them 
> and so far all is good.
> Now I see that the Habranthus correntinus (thank you Angelo) also likes 
> moisture.  I didn't notice that noteto myself until now.  So it got 
> planted into pumice the same as the others, and now, looking healthy and 
> happy, it is getting the first bud.
>  From this I suspect that the notice about moisture is more aimed at 
> growers in very dry climates.  The Auckland climate must have enough 
> rain to keep these "fussy" ones happy.
> The reverse side of this is that Stagonospora is a problem. I have not 
> yet found a suitable fungicide. Was sold one yesterday but I see it is 
> aimed at powdery mildew and black spot, whatever that is.  As it cost 
> $80for a bottle, have emailed the manufacturer for information.
> Ina
> -- 
> Ina Crossley
> Auckland New Zealand zone 10a
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