[IBSMEMBERS] Namibian Bulbs

J.E. Shields jshields@indy.net
Mon, 05 Jan 2009 12:27:38 PST
Hi Dylan and Alberto,

Thank you both for your comments.  Maybe my laticoma bulbs are just not old 
enough yet.  All of them came to me as small bulbs in 2000.  I'll try to be 

Jim Shields
in central Indiana (USA)

At 09:34 AM 1/5/2009 -0800, you wrote:
>I finally flowered N. laticoma after 10-11 years from seed in 2007,
>just one bulb out of several. I would echo exactly what Alberto said
>as to culture, except for "regularly flowering". In Los Angeles my
>bulbs grow in half day full sun and still have some green leaves even
>now; they are protected from rain all winter. The flowers are amazing
>and fortunately it is, in this instance at least, self-fertile
>(perhaps even autogamous or self-fertilizing).
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