Summer treatment of Nerine sarniensis

Fri, 11 Jul 2008 09:59:00 PDT
This is a great topic.  I, also water my Nerines in the summer, lightly.
Certainly, no fertilizer, but grow all Nerines in clay pots, so  they do NOT 
stay wet. Works for me.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mary Sue Ittner" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2008 8:39 AM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Summer treatment of Nerine sarniensis

> We've discussed this numerous times on this list. Many of us are converts
> to watering this species in summer and have found that we are much more
> successful in having it bloom for us. Add me to that column. It makes me
> wonder what other dormant Amaryllid bulbs might need the same treatment
> during dormancy. For newer members of our list who grow Nerines I'd like 
> to
> direct you to the excellent introduction to this genus provided by Hamish
> Sloan that explains why this is necessary.
> Mary Sue
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