Silverhill Seeds
Thu, 13 Feb 2003 07:44:54 PST
Romulea tetragona is easy to identify because of the 4 angled leaves.
Rachel Saunders
South Africa

----- Original Message -----
From: Lauw de Jager <>
To: Pacific Bulb Society <>
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:12 PM
Subject: [pbs] Romuleas

> Dear All,
> I have just posted  the images of 5 pink Romuleas. To sort out their
> identities can be quite confusing. The following in order of flowering
> time :
> R atrandra (now in flower), tetragona (just starting), subfistulosa,
> komsbergensis, rosea (flowers very late)
> The differences between the species is especially in the markings at the
> base of the petals. All are very easy to grow, except R komsbergensis,
> which does not multply well for me.
> Lauw de Jager
> BULB'ARGENCE, 30300 Fourques, France
> Site:
> "GUIDE POUR BULBES  MÉDITERRANÉENS": 116 pages, 400 photos, prix 10 E
> Expedition des bulbes à floraison estivale est en cours.
>   En FLEURS actuellement à l'extérieur: Anemone coronaria, Chasmanthe
> aethiopica,  Cyclamen pseudibericum, coum, Crocus laevigatus fontenayi,
> imperati, ancyrensis, Ipheion 'Rolf Fiedler, Iris unguicularis, Oxalis
> purpurea, obtusa, versicolor,  Narcissus tazetta, cordobensis,
> jonquilla(?), romieuxii, Moraea polystachya, Lachenalia aloides, Romulea
> atandra, bifron, Sternbergia fisheriana, candida
> Région:  Provence/Camargue, Climat zone: 9a Mediterranean, dr y
> July-August, peak rainfall in autumn, minimum temps -3-7°C (28-21F)
> Reference vegetation: Arbutus unedo, Olea europeaea,
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