I might also add Lamon has by far been my most supportive repeat customer sticking with me from almost the very beginning. He's not only supportive in terms of patronage, but also encouragement. I only officially started Bulbmeister.COM in 2001 when my son was born. L. aurea v. surgens is a fantastic specimen, and I've lost most of mine to this point through poor management. It needs protection from my zone 6 winters; very tender. -- Mr. Kelly M. Irvin 10850 Hodge Ln Gravette, AR 72736 USA Home Phone: 479-787-9958 USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 6a/b On 10/2/14, 6:24 PM, Peter Franks wrote: > Hi Lamon > > The nearest name I can find to the one you quoted is L. aurea var. surgens. > This is said to be one of several variants of L. aurea found in the wilds of > China and other parts of East Asia.