blooming today ... Hymenocallis sp

jonathan fatsia1234-pbs1@yahoo.com
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:05:38 PDT
Jim, thanks!

Jonathan


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>Subject: Re: [pbs] blooming today ... Hymenocallis sp
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>Jonathan,
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>I think the best way is having pictures of each but otherwise,
>narcissiflora has straighter tepals while Festalis has longer, more curved
>tepals.  Festalis is pretty common, while true narcissiflora is very rare.
>Other than Festalis, one usually sees only "Advance" in cultivation.
>Ismene longipetala has a somewhat curved cup.  Ismene amancaes and its
>hybrids are yellow or yellowish.
>
>Jim
>
>At 01:45 PM 3/13/2014, you wrote:
>Jim, how does one distinguish between I.narcissiflora and I. 'Festalis'?
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>>Thanks,
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>>Jonathan Lubar
>>Alachua FL  z8b
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