cypella hardiness

Tony Avent
Tue, 23 Dec 2003 14:37:17 PST
Mary Sue:

	Cypella peruviana (aka Hesperoxiphion peruvianum) has been completely
hardy here through a wet and cold 8 degrees F for several years.

At 08:57 AM 12/23/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>Dear All,
>I just wanted to mention that #2, Cypella peruviana is a synonym for #4 I 
>donated in the last BX:
>  "Hesperoxiphion peruvianum--S for me, this one blooms and blooms if you
>dead head it and has amazing large yellow flowers"
>I'd be really interested in learning if this one grows in the winter for 
>Catherine as she is from a much colder climate than I am. Maybe the seeds 
>are short lived and need to be sown now and that is what W means? Mine 
>definitely is dormant in winter. Bill Dijk grows an orange one that is 
>spectacular. (see the wiki page)
>Any idea what color Catherine's plants were?
>Mary Sue
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Tony Avent
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