Hippeastrum cybister

Ton Wijnen ton1.wijnen@planet.nl
Wed, 04 Aug 2010 02:32:38 PDT

I have send you privately my wish.
Fortunately, the message came back, that's why I'll send it on this way,



I am interested in the Massonia echinata and the Massonia pustulata.

Please tell me the costs.


Thank you


Kind regards


Ton Wijnen

The Netherlands

-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org]
Namens patrylis@aol.com
Verzonden: woensdag 4 augustus 2010 0:16
Aan: pbs@lists.ibiblio.org
Onderwerp: Re: [pbs] Hippeastrum cybister

Hi Dell:  I have some H. cybister and they are small bulbs even though a
little older than yours.  They are all seedlings from the same batch from
Charles Hardman so won't accept the pollen of one another and do not want to
offset either.  I am lucky to get one bloom per year and one year they
didn't even bother to come up.  Plants are in the sun and largely neglected.

Patty Colville

-----Original Message-----
From: Dell Sherk <ds429@comcast.net>
To: 'Pacific Bulb Society' <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wed, Jul 28, 2010 12:26 pm
Subject: [pbs] Hippeastrum cybister

The most recent  BX offering included seed of Hippeastrum cybister
ontributed by Alberto Grossi. The offering was enormously popular. So I am
ondering if Alberto and others among you who grow this species could help
hose who are to become its new parents. I have had the species for years,
ut must be doing something wrong because my bulb is only 3 cm wide and it
as to be at least seven years old. I have recently been growing it in pure
rchid bark, and it seems to like it  and has perked up and grown. Is it
piphytic? Does it reproduce by stolons?
Any advice would  be appreciated.
Best wishes,
Dell Sherk, SE Pennsylvania, z 6/7
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