Was Zephyranthes Now General "What's Blooming"

Randall P. Linke randysgarden@gmail.com
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:32:47 PST
For any who have missed it, the Monterey Bay region has a freeze warning on
for tonight with temperatures into the mid 20s F.  I have a few plants that
need to be moved.


On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Randall P. Linke <randysgarden@gmail.com>wrote:

> Down on the central coast of California we are still waiting for rain,
> which is promised for Thursday through the weekend.  Chilly monrings,
> occasional light frost, dry, watering the garden for the fifth weekend in a
> row.  In terms of bulbs I only have Nerines and two kniphofias blooming,
> Zantedeschia aethiopica in bud.
> Randy, central Monterey Bay, California
> On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Robin Hansen <hansennursery@coosnet.com>wrote:
>> A weather report seems briefly appropriate.  I'm far south of Kathleen on
>> the southern Oregon coast.  I have white stuff on the ground, mostly hail.
>>  We've been having snow/hail showers off and on all day - "snail" as I
>> mispoke to my sister.  Potential accumulations by nightfall  and yes, I'm
>> at sea level.
>> I was just in the poly house.  Haven't water in weeks (55% shade cloth on
>> with doors open) and was checking for dry plants.  Typically, I water the
>> least amount possible at this time of year as I get much better survival of
>> bulbs in general.  Also have several hardy cacti that have survived for
>> many years on that regime.  I'll be glad to get them moved into the new
>> house where someday I may get a flower...
>> The Cyclamen coums are beginning to bloom, about a month later than
>> normal, and I still have some crazy purpurascens flowering.  My cypriums
>> have been looking wonderful after repotting this fall, the best-looking
>> leaves I've seen for awhile.
>> My mother reports daffodils (probably the old King Alfreds) up four
>> inches.  This after 6-8 weeks of cold temps, frost and very little rain.
>>  Hopefully, we're now into the rainy season!
>> Robin
>> Hansen Nursery
>> Southwest Oregon Coast, USA
>> robin@hansennursery.com
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