Paciic Bulb Society BX 349

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:12:27 PDT
Dear All,
       The items listed below have been donated by our members and friends to be shared.
  If you are interested in obtaining some of them, please email me PRIVATELY at <>. Include "BX 349" in the subject line. 
        Specify the NUMBERS of the items which you would like; do not specify quantities. It is a good idea to include your snail mail address, too, in case I don&apos;t already have it. Availability is based on a first come, first served system. When you receive your seeds/bulbs you will find, included with them, a statement of how much money (usually $2.00/share of seeds or $3 - $5/share of bulbs)(cash, check, or Pay Pal to <>; no money orders, please) you should send the PBS treasurer. Postage and packaging charges are added.
     Many of you are subscribers to this pbs elist which is free, but are not members of the Pacific Bulb Society which has a yearly membership charge. THIS BX OFFERING IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS of the Pacific Bulb Society. If you are not a member, consider joining so that you can take advantage of future offers such as this. Go to our website: <> 
         If you would like to donate seeds or bulbs/corms to the PBS,(Donors will receive credit on the BX for the cost of postage for their donations.), please send CLEAN, clearly labeled plant materials to:
Dell Sherk
55 W. High St.
Salem, WV 26426
Non US donors should contact Dell for instructions before sending seeds.

From Nhu Nguyen:

1. Albuca albucoides
2. Albuca namaquensis
3. Allium dichlamydeum
4. Allium unifolium
5. Alstroemeria ligtu subsp. simsii-- a lovely orange form of the subspecies. Seeds self pollinated from the same plant shown on the wiki.…
6. Brodiaea coronaria
7. Brodiaea elegans - a wonderful and rewarding species. It&apos;s also easy to grow, although very prone to virus infections.
8. Bulbine aff. diphylla
9. Calochortus luteus
10. Calochortus vestae
11. Chlorogalum pomeridianum
12. Cyclamen africanum
13. Dichelostemma multiflorum
14. Drimia platyphylla
15. Erythronium pusaterii
16. Iris douglasiana- wild collected from Marin County, California. These seeds should produce progeny with a a wide variety of colors from bright purple to lilac and almost white.
17. Ixia viridiflora var. minor
18. Lachenalia mathewsii
19. Lachenalia viridiflora
20. Massonia sp., NNBH385, open pollinated
21. Lachenalia (Polyxena) sp., NNBH1779
22. Triteleia hyacinthina
23. Triteleia laxa, mixed forms
24. Triteleia laxa, Tilden form
25. Tulbaghia dregeana
26. Tulbaghia simmleri (fragrans), purple form
27. Umbilicus rupestris - this is a really nice species, but be warned, the plants produce copious seeds and can run amok in succulent collections. Not recommended for countries/areas where invasive plants 
28. Xeronema callistemon
29. Zephyranthes sp., Guatamala City, white
30. Zephyranthes sp., NNBH1050

From Leo Martin:

31. Seeds of Amoreuxia gonzalezii

From Jane McGary:


32. Allium peninsulare, Ratko coll., rare CA sp.
33. Allium praecox, Ratko coll. from CA
34. Allium scorzonerifolium "subsp. xericense", bright yellow
35. Alstroemeria hookeri, small, low species
36. Calochortus argillosus, southern form, white
37. Calochortus clavatus var. gracilis
38. Calochortus longebarbatus, interior NW species
39. Calochortus monophyllus, short, early yellow
40. Calochortus obispoensis, rare endemic, curious
41. Calochortus plummerae, late-blooming, rare in cult.
42. Calochortus venustus, red forms from 2 populations
43. Calochortus venustus, pretty pink forms
44. Camassia quamash subsp. maxima, very large form sometimes called ‘Puget Blue’
45. Colchicum sp. SBL 412, fairly small sp.
46. Crocus oreocreticus, autumnal
47. Cyclamen graecum, from Greek collections
48. Fritillaria sewerzowi, Central Asian, give plenty of room
49. Narcissus obvallaris, “Tenby daffodil” of Britain
50. Sisyrinchium macrocarpum, little plant with big yellow/brown fls
51. Triteleia ixioides, coll. Salinas Co., CA
52. Triteleia laxa “giant form” from Mariposa Co. CA
53. Triteleia peduncularis, striking inflorescence
54. Tropaeolum tricolor, hardy strain
55. Tulipa sprengeri

Thank you, Nhu, Leo, and Jane !!

Best wishes,

Dell Sherk, PBS BX
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