Vegetative Erythronium propagation
Wed, 21 Apr 2010 11:15:41 PDT
On 20 Apr 2010, at 20:42, Diane Whitehead wrote:

> Almost all western erythroniums do not increase except by seed, so the  
> hendersonii was doing OK.

But if you look over enough wild ones, you will find isolated specimens that do 
multiply vegetatively.

Further: I have been reliably told that you can propagate erythroniums by 
simply breaking the bulbs into several pieces and replanting. Erythroniums are 
in the Liliaceae, so it's very similar in spirit to propagating lilies from 

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate
on beautiful Vancouver Island…

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