Nerines/ bowdenii for cold climates

Mark Mazer markemazer@gmail.com
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 09:47:59 PDT
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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