Hardy Crinums. Was: Whats blooming in New York :) (Crinum x powellii)

J.E. Shields jshields@indy.net
Sat, 28 Aug 2010 10:31:11 PDT
Hi Ellen,

I plant them out in late spring or early summer, then water and feed like 
crazy.  Once you decide to dig them up, be prepared to dig deeply, just as 
for x-powellii -- probably at least 15 inches down to the basal plate.


At 01:12 PM 8/28/2010 -0400, you wrote:
>Jim Shields writes:
>>....USDA zone 5 and warmer.
>Jim, I had no idea C. bulbispermum might be hardy here.  When do you find 
>is the best season to set it out?  I have a few here, and I didn't know 
>what I was going to do with them...but now I do!

Jim Shields             USDA Zone 5             Shields Gardens, Ltd.
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