Hymenocallis liriosme

Adam Fikso adam14113@ameritech.net
Sun, 14 Jun 2009 12:23:03 PDT
Thanks Alani.  Your opinion confirms mine but I needed it checked because 
I've never seen H. liriosme in the flesh and I lost latifolia to our 
Chicago-area winters.  I was foolhardy in trying it outside without having a 
spare in the house. .

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alani Davis" <alanidae@gmail.com>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2009 1:00 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Hymenocallis liriosme

> *"Does anyone know how liriosme is distinguished  from latifolila in
> reality?*
> *unless  liriosme tolerates more water st its roots?*"
> This may be helpful:
> http://efloras.org/florataxon.aspx/…
> I would consider C. liriosme more water tolerant because it will grow year
> round with its roots submersed while H. latifolia does not seem to like it
> that wet year round though it can be quite tolerant of partial submersion
> during active growth. Of course if both can be grown much drier as well. 
> H.

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