L. radiata hardiness

ConroeJoe@aol.com ConroeJoe@aol.com
Mon, 26 Dec 2005 09:21:24 PST
In a message dated 12/26/2005 11:01:23 AM Central Standard Time, Jim Shields 

> I planted them outdoors in three spots, 
> and in two of the three, they survive and bloom right here to this day, 
> outdoors, in the ground, in cold and snowy central Indiana

Hi Jim Shields, and Gang,

Does anyone know if L. radiata needs a bit of winter chill to bloom?  The 
sure bloom heavily here in zone 9a, but I'm going to send a few to an email 
gardening friend in a tropical climate.  I doubt they will ever experience anything 
below 40-50 F.  


Conroe Joe

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