Pacific BX 37

Dell Sherk
Sun, 10 Aug 2003 07:08:58 PDT
Dear All,

     The items listed below have been donated by PBS list members for
sharing. If you are interested in obtaining some of them, please email me
PRIVATELY at <>. Include "BX 37" in the subject line.
Specify the NUMBERS of the items which you would like; do not specify
quantities.  Availability is based on a first come, first served system.
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statement of how much money (cash or check) you should send the PBS
treasurer to defray our costs for packing and first-class postage. It is a
good idea to include your snail mail address too, in case I don't already
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CLEAN, clearly labeled material to: Dell Sherk, PO Box 224, Holicong, PA,
18928, USA. Donors will receive credit on the BX for the cost of postage for
their donations.

From Chuck Schwartz:

1. Seed of Wachendorfia thyrsiflora - evergreen, sow in autumn, prefers damp

From Lee Poulsen:


2. Dietes butcheriana - Small whitish flowers, big nice-looking fans of
leaves. Grows in shade. Evergreen. Sow spring.

3. Calochortus 'Mixed' - from the Dutch bulb wholesalers. Just a few
seed of this.

4. Lapeirousia jacquinii - Sprays of small beautiful purple flowers.
Summer dormant. Sow autumn.

5. Manfreda variegata 'El Naranjo form' - Interesting-looking tall
flower spikes in spring. See Yucca Do's website for pictures of Manfredas.

6. Romulea grandiscapa South African, summer dormant. Sow autumn?

7. Baeometra uniflora -Sow autumn.

8. Sparaxis variegata - Summer dormant. Sow autumn?

9. Ornithogalum dubium, white - Sow autumn.

10. Dodecatheon clevelandii - Really nice flower native to warm parts of
Calif I think.

11. Gelasine azurea - (I think this has been renamed.) Nice deep blue to
blue-violet flowers only last a day, but there is a succession of

12. Seed of Veltheimia bracteata, from pink and bicolor flowers - Sow

From Rob Hamilton:

SEED: (E = evergreen, W = winter growing, S = spring growing) (All seed was
produced in the Southern Hemisphere.)

13. Dierama juncundum (E)
-once  again  no confirmation of  identity. Seed I  sowed in March
germinated in May/June.

14. Dierama pulcherrimum (E)-a nice  darker coloured  form.

15. Fritillaria  acmopetala (W)
16. Fritillaria  imperialis (W)
17. Fritillaria  messanensis gracilis (W)
18. Fritillaria  pontica (W)
19. Fritillaria graeca (W)
20. Fritillaria tuntasia(W)

21. Littonia modesta (S) -parent is  on the  wiki.

22. Tecophilia cyanocrocus  leitchlinii (W)

From Mary Sue Ittner:

23. Seed of Ferraria uncinata

Thank you, Chuck, Lee, Rob, and Mary Sue !!

Best wishes,

--Dell Sherk, Director, Pacific BX

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