Identification (Cyrtanthus suaveolens)

Eugene Zielinski
Fri, 27 Jan 2012 15:03:38 PST
I think your plant is C. suaveolens.  For cultivated plants in a
greenhouse, I wouldn't place too much importance on flowering time.  It may
well be that the unusually mild winter we're experiencing in the eastern
USA has prompted the plant to flower earlier than normal.  Have you been
watering it consistently since you purchased it, or have you been giving it
a dry winter rest?

Eugene Zielinski
Augusta, GA

> [Original Message]
> Subject: [pbs] Identification
> I received the pictured plant from Telos in July as Cyrtanthus suavelons
but that is described as blooming in spring whereas mine flowered nicely in
January.  (It is fragrant).  Can anyone identify it?
> Jim Jones
> Lexington, MA
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