Thanks Jim; The Ferraria bulbs are about 3/4" at the largest. Do you have any suggestions about pot size and depth? I assume they need extra drainage? Rand (warming up a soil mix after last night's frost ...) >Hi Rand and all, > >If you don't have a greenhouse, put the pot of Ferraria in the >brightest, sunniest window you have. > >Good luck on trying to switch them over. My only thought on the >subject would be to store the bulbs next summer and autumn for as >long as possible out of the pot, bare, and in a brightly lit, warm >and quite dry location to delay the new shoots. > >Some bulbs are very sensitive to environmental conditions and come >in and out of dormancy in response to moisture, daylight length, >heat, cold, etc. Others seem to have a built-in calender and clock >and grow on their own timetable regardless of conditions around them. > >Regards, >Jim Shields >in central Indiana, where my pots of Ferraria have not started to grow yet.