Mmmm. Thanks for this information. I've had some lovely blooms in 2001, but nothing in 2002. I thought I was mismanaging something. Maybe this year will be a better bloom year. something else to look forward to!!! At 12:21 PM 5/16/2003 +0100, you wrote: >There does appear to be a very >definite two year sequence for the bud initiation, development and >flowering for many of these nerines. Marguerite English - Gardening with bulbs and perennials at 3500 feet in the mountains of southern California.