Lycoris squamigera & Amaryllis belladonna

Nathan Lange
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 10:17:42 PDT

Hi Jonathan,

Absolutely! Could you please send one or more of the pictures and the 
specific location to my email address.

Amaryllis belladonna are in full flower right now in Sebastopol so I 
have some skepticism.


At 08:56 AM 8/2/2014, you wrote:
>Before this topic fades away, I wanted to share back with interested PBS
>subscribers that I checked with my sister, who lives in Sebastopol,
>California (the namesake of the one that used to be in Ukraine) about
>whether or not she has seen Lycoris squamigera blooming there.  She and I
>have previously communicated about Amaryllis belladonna and how I wished I
>could grow it in Connecticut.  She states that Lycoris squamigera does
>bloom there, and that its blooming signals the end of summer locally (kind
>of like goldenrod (Solidago spp) elsewhere in North America.  She sent me a
>few pictures of it that she snapped with her mobile phone that are in bloom
>now as documentation.  Now's the time, if anyone wants to make the trip to
>see them there.
>Jonathan Knisely
>New Haven, CT 06511
>USDA 6a
>That's worth checking into. Sebastopol may have one of the highest
>concentrations of Amaryllis belladonna in Sonoma County but I have
>yet to see any Lycoris squamigera flowering there.
>At 07:26 AM 7/31/2014, you wrote:
>I wonder if the Robinetts grew Lycoris squamigera up in Sebastopol,
>CA, where it does dip into the teens Fahrenheit.  I imagine one
>could see it and Amaryllis belladonna side-by-side there.
>Shawn Pollard
>Yuma, AZ
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