Leo A. Martin
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 16:31:44 PST
Ina replied to Peter regarding Veltheimea:

> Mine are the bracteata ones Peter.
> Hence my surprise how well it grows
> where it sowed itself in full sun.

Ina, recall the hottest summers in NZ and England might be considered goose-down parka
weather in Phoenix. Both species here remain in leaf and in growth longer than almost
any other "winter" bulb. Unlike in southern California, both go completely dormant in
the summer.

Leo Martin
Phoenix Arizona USA

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