At 04:30 PM 16/01/2011, you wrote: >These two species flower reliably for me every January > >S membranaceous is evergreen while S multiflous is winter and spring dormant. Well Done, Alan. I've never flowered either of those species. Congratulations. Cheers. Paul T. Canberra, Australia - USDA Zone Equivalent approx. 8/9 Growing an eclectic collection of plants from all over the world including Aroids, Crocus, Cyclamen, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Galanthus, Irises, Trilliums (to name but a few) and just about anything else that doesn't move!!