> >I am curious to know Kenneth's recommendations for L. humboldtii, as I have >a good batch of seedlings that have been coming slowly along for several >years; one will flower this year from a 2004 sowing. (I have not attempted >to 'push' this one!) I see that McRae says that it is (of the West Coast >dryland spp) 'probably the least fastidious and easiest to manage' but notes >that it wants to be very dry through late summer and autumn. Any comments on >this? > John, I think you must have a typo there, or else that is a VERY quick flowering after sowing (sown in 2004)! <grin> I would be interested to know how long it has taken from seed, which is why I am drawing attention to it (no, I wasn't just trying to hassle you!) Cheers. Paul Tyerman Canberra, Australia. USDA equivalent - Zone 8/9 Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Cyclamen, Crocus, Cyrtanthus, Oxalis, Liliums, Hellebores, Aroids, Irises plus just about anything else that doesn't move!!!!!