Nerine bowdenii - How to overwinter?

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 10:43:28 PDT
 local gardener crowing about his or her great nerines! Have they all died?
Or do they start to bloom so late that the buds get frozen? Or do they
persist but not flower? I don't know. 

Planted  at the base of a stone barn foundation wall in sandy loam in Zone
5 NW Connecticut, N. bowdenii bloomed those years when there was no hard
frost until late October..  No seed, ever.  After taking several years to
get comfy here in NE North Carolina, they bloom reliably in the open garden
in the minor bulb bed.

Mark Mazer
Hertford, North Carolina USDA 8a

Zephyranthes candida blooming in the lawn today, several Oxalis in the

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