Hymenocallis caribaea. Was Re: Hymenocallis caraibese

Carol Jensen jorna@mobilixnet.dk
Wed, 15 Jun 2005 11:43:44 PDT
At 23:38 14-06-2005, J.E. Shields wrote:
>Hi Carol and all,
>We are assuming that the plant to which you refer is  Hymenocallis caribaea Herb.   This species is, as its name implies, from the Caribbean area.  It is a tropical and subtropical plant.  It does not take kindly to temperatures that are as low as 50°F for long.
>I would not let it go dormant, nor would I subject it to chilling.  While it may survive chilling, it is also likely to rot when chilled.  It should remain evergreen and retain leaves all year.
>Good luck!
>Jim Shields
>in central Indiana

Just as long as it flowers without going dormant! I will have to try it out and see.


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