Glorisoa winter conditions was RE: Amaryllis belladonna.

Jim McKenney
Fri, 08 Sep 2006 10:23:23 PDT
Joyce Miller pointed out that Gloriosa tolerates moist conditions while

More than that: it has been known to survive the winters here in the
Washington, D.C. area. Winters here are dry when everything is frozen and
wet when everything thaws. 

The plants which have survived the winter in my garden are in very protected
sites, right against the house wall. I doubt that the soil freezes there,
but it's cold and sometimes wet. 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where Gloriosa is blooming
gloriously in some tubs planted with Salvia, Cuphea, Calibrachoa, Portulaca
and other summer bloomers.  

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