Haemanthus hardiness

Knisely, Jonathan jonathan.knisely@yale.edu
Tue, 30 Nov 2010 04:23:33 PST
So, Tony...are all these Haemanthus species personally frost-killed three times over?  Once or twice wouldn't confirm it for you, I understand.

Tongue in cheek,

Jonathan Knisely
New Haven, CT

On 11/29/10 1:23 PM, "Pbs-Request@Lists. Org" <pbs-request@lists.ibiblio.org> wrote:

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Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 12:51:09 -0500
From: "Tony Avent" <tony@plantdelights.com>
To: "'Pacific Bulb Society'" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Subject: Re: [pbs] Haemanthus Hardiness
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Jim, etal:

Here are the results of our haemanthus trials.

Did not survive winters here

Haemanthus albiflos
Haemanthus barkarae
Haemanthus carneus
Haemanthus carneus dwarf
Haemanthus coccineus
Haemanthus coccineus dark red stripe form
Haemanthus deformis
Haemanthus humilis ssp. hirsutus
Haemanthus humilis ssp. humilis Cathcart E. Cape Form
Haemanthus montanus
Haemanthus montanus A1SA-057
Haemanthus pauculifolius
Haemanthus sanguineus

Alive since 2004
Haemanthus humilis ssp. humilis hairy form

Tony Avent
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, North Carolina  27603  USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
email tony@plantdelights.com
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"I consider every plant hardy until I have killed it myself...at least three
times" - Avent

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