cool foliage - Hesperocallis undulata

J.E. Shields
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 07:53:55 PDT
Mary Sue and all,

Actually, the one leaf every few years is mostly just discouraging.  If 
someone who lives where this plant can live and bloom will contact me 
privately, maybe we can work something out to find it a better place to 
grow.   I would like to find it a good home.

Jim Shields

At 08:57 PM 3/18/2010 -0700, you wrote:
>This subject of growing this plant has come up often on this list.
>Here's a post of mine on it a little more than a year ago. It
>references an earlier post of Diana Chapman's. People have gotten
>seeds to sprout, but haven't had much luck beyond that. I asked then
>if anyone had  gotten it to bloom and no one responded. I think it's
>a plant to visit in the desert when they have had a good rainy
>season. And sometimes plants with cool foliage if you were growing it
>just for that  and not expecting blooms don't have the same foliage
>in cultivation. Jim Shields will have to tell us if the one leaf of
>his plants that shows up every five or ten years is worth the trouble.

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