Haemanthus Hardiness

Paul Licht plicht@berkeley.edu
Mon, 29 Nov 2010 06:58:27 PST
We have a diverse collection in the ground here in Berkeley and I don't 
think we've lost any to frost in my 7 years here. It gets down to 
mid-20s in the Garden and the leaves get very stiff. I'm sure this 
doesn't approach the midwest/east coast.

Paul Licht, Director
Univ. California Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720

On 11/29/2010 6:12 AM, MARK MAZER AND FREDRIKA MAZER wrote:
>   I'd like to ask this group as
>> well: do you grow any Haemanthus in the ground where you garden? Which
>> species? How cold/wet does it get at your place?
> We have a few H. montanus in the garden in northeast North Carolina, Zone
> 8a.. Hot,  humid summer, wet spring and winter.  Can't say if they will
> prove to be long time survivors yet.
> Mark Mazer
> Hertford, North Carolina USA
> Zone 8
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