Nerines/ bowdenii for cold climates

Tony Avent Tony@plantdelights.com
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 11:31:30 PDT
If anyone is seriously interested in Nerines, Komoriya Nursery of Japan is finally selling their nerine hybrids on ebay.  Warning...do not look unless you have a very healthy bank account...they current offer 133 Nerine clones...you have been warned!
http://stores.ebay.com/komoriya-nursery/…

Tony Avent
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, North Carolina  27603  USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
email tony@plantdelights.com
website  http://www.plantdelights.com/
phone 919 772-4794
fax  919 772-4752
"I consider every plant hardy until I have killed it myself...at least three times" - Avent

-----Original Message-----
From: pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Mark Mazer
Sent: Sunday, October 06, 2013 12:48 PM
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: Re: [pbs] Nerines/ bowdenii for cold climates

See my take here:

http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbslist/2013-March/…


On Sat, Oct 5, 2013 at 2:17 PM, James L. Jones <jmsjon664@aol.com> wrote:

> I've found N. 'Albivetta' a particularly congenial Nerine in the
> greenhouse, though I haven't tested it below 32o.  It has the advantage of
> going dormant in mid-winter then sprouting in spring, showing no need for
> protection from rain then.  It dependably bears lovely white flowers in
> October-November and increases nicely.
> Jim Jones
> Lexington, MA
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nhu Nguyen <xerantheum@gmail.com>
> To: Betty Montgomery <BMontgomery40@gmail.com>; Pacific Bulb Society <
> pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 11:50 am
> Subject: [pbs] Nerines/ bowdenii for cold climates
>
>
> Hi everyone,
>
> Could anyone give Betty tips on growing nerines in USDA zone 7? Since this
> is a useful topic, please reply to all so that Betty will also get the
> message.
>
> Thanks,
> Nhu
>
> On Fri, Oct 4, 2013 at 8:15 PM, Betty Montgomery <BMontgomery40@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > I live in the up country of South Carolina in zone 7. I want to try to
> > grow Nerines and I understand that bodenii are the hardiest variety....
> and
> > might grow in zone 7 with extra winter protection. 1. Are there any
> hybrids
> > that are more cold hardy? 2. Where is a good source for ordering Nerines?
> > 3. Do you have any special hints for growing these wonderful flowers?
> Thank
> > you very much for your help. Sincerely, Betty Montgomery -- Pacific Bulb
> > Society web site email: website@pacificbulbsociety.org
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