I've found that wet and cold will trigger it. Also I have been using cinnamon for a couple of years now, and each year as the fresh growth starts, it is healthier. This is out in the garden. Also when using one brand of potting mix for planting 2 recently acquired Hippeastrum bulbs actually in pots, after a few days the soil developed mould which took no time to move to the bulbs. So I soaked them in a solution of 5% bleach (household bleach) for an hour or so. Planted them in fresh mix and they are fine. I must say I phoned the potting mix company and told them what I thought of their mix, nor will I use it again. Now I am waiting to be shot down in flames about cinnamon...... Ina Crossley In Auckland on a blustery spring day, after having made an actual bulb garden over the last few days, for my Amarylids and am now wondering what I can add for winter interest. On 12/12/2011 1:20 p.m., J.E. Shields wrote: > We've had bouts of Stagnospora off and on over the years.