Digby Boswell
Mon, 28 Apr 2003 05:07:42 PDT
Dear Mark,

Why not just grow Babiana from seed, that way you end up with a plant the is
acclimatised to your conditions.  They should flower in their 3rd season.
Seed is available from at a reasonable price.
Most of my plants are from seed obtained from them

Digby Boswell
South Africa.
Zone 9+

----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Wilcox <>
To: Pacific Bulb Society <>
Sent: 26 April 2003 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Babiana--TOW

> Dear all,
> Now that everyone else has weighed in on this subject, I'd like to ask a
> small question.  What is a good source for Babiana in the USA?  I've
> them more than once from Dutch suppliers and they never come up.  My
> are similar to Paul Tyerman's, although the cold may be more prolonged and
> heat more humid.
> On second thought, I think that B. nana supplied from Telos did come up,
> vanished after a hard freeze.
> Mark Wilcox
> Washington, DC
> On Sat, 26 Apr 2003 08:02:21 -0700, Mary Sue Ittner wrote:
> >Thanks for taking the time when you don't feel well to share your
> >on Babiana.
> >
> >I hope people will always feel they can chime in after the fact on any
> >thread they missed while they were away or sick.
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