Blue bulb

Peter Taggart
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:28:51 PDT
It grows well in a fairly sunny position in the uk and is easy in pots. It
probably needs temperature fluctuations to end its summer dormancy. Can you
grow Tulip species? - it likes similar conditions.
Peter (UK)

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 10:10 PM, AW <> wrote:

> One of those ads popped up today from e-Bay telling me about a beautiful,
> blue-flowered lily that somebody wanted to sell. It sounded pretty good but
> no Latin name for the species was provided. A little work later, I narrowed
> it down to possibly Ixiolirion tataricum. The epithet seems to indicate it
> comes form central Asia. For this area, with a nearly frostless climate,
> that might not be a good choice. I looked it up in the Wiki and became more
> or less convinced that I had the right name. The Wiki did not indicate in
> which climate zones the bulbs would be suited. I'm sure somebody among us
> grows the attractive bulb. Would it grow here?
> Andrew
> San Diego
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