Planting Lycoris squamigera.

Wed, 15 Nov 2006 14:39:23 PST
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From: "Jim McKenney" <>
To: "'Pacific Bulb Society'" <>
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Planting Lycoris squamigera.

> Are there any data to suggest that a particular planting depth is best for
> Lycoris? In particular, are Lycoris like peonies in that if planted too
> deeply (or too shallowly) they will not bloom?

I found this while looking for the best time to plant them:…

That's pretty deep! One reference I found regarding shallow planting vs. deeper planting was that if one wanted them to multiply more slowly, deeper planting was recommended. And I think it was on an old PBS thread, that someone had observed them blooming on top of the soil where they had been tossed. If that is true, shallow is good!

I came across this interesting page along the way:…


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