Cyrtanthus (montanus x elatus)?

Ken K
Sat, 23 Nov 2002 15:53:04 PST
"J.E. Shields" wrote:

> My Cyrtanthus (elatus X montanus) bulbs came from the IBS BX in June
> 1999.  They were probably from Bill Dijk, but I can't recall exactly.  In
> any case, my plants bloom with wider flaring upright flowers than yours,
> but with the same sort of brick red color.

To tell you the truth, I was a little skeptical about the parentage I
had been offered for the plant. The container had 'c x e' written on
it. but I was told that it was (montanus x elatus). Problem is,
neither of those species have pendant flowers...


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