Bessera elegans

Russell Stafford, Odyssey Bulbs
Fri, 20 Oct 2006 18:20:23 PDT
Hi, Mark.  I've stored B. elegans in a pot in a basement that 
probably didn't get any cooler than 60 F.  I've also kept it in an 
attached garage at 40 or so.  You don't need to water it until spring 
-- at least I never have.

Russell in Massachusetts

At 01:04 PM 10/20/2006, you wrote:
>Back in October, I bought (at auction) a 8" pot full of Bessera 
>elegans in flower, at a local NARGS meeting (North American Rock 
>Garden Society).  The pot was full of blooming stalks and buds.  The 
>flowering has finished, and the leaves are now drying back.  I was 
>given some basic instructions, to keep the pot dry during the 
>winter, in a cool basement, then take it out after last threat of 
>frost in spring and begin watering.

Russell Stafford
Odyssey Bulbs
PO Box 382
South Lancaster, MA  01561

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