At 10:33 PM -0700 2/16/06, Leo A. Martin wrote: >Here, various Lachs and also Massonia have been frozen solid in overnight >lows to the mid 20s F and contined growing none the worse for wear. > >Silverhill lists all Lachenalia species as hardy to USDA Zone 8. I think >this likely means overnight lows, with the following day's temperatures >above freezing. **Thank goodness. It's been in the mid 20s F here the last couple of nights. My Lachs have been hanging in. I brought in a Ferraria this evening. I worry all night about who's freezing. (The tree Dahlia cuttings I've potted up for my sister-in-law.) s. -- susan hayek, North Coast of CA, USA, zone 9b, Sunset zone 17. 15 miles south of Eureka, CA, overlooking the Eel River, with a peek of the ocean.