Richard Doutt and lapeirousia enigmata

Michael Mace
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:23:07 PST
Richard Doutt's mail order nursery was great (40 species of Lachenalia
alone).  I still have a few species of bulbs that I got from him; none were
virused, as far as I can tell.  His book Cape Bulbs is well worth seeking
out.  I look forward to the day when all books are electronic, and excellent
works like his no longer go out of print.

>From his catalog --  Lapeirousia enigmata: Five inches. Flowers are cream
with distinct purple markings.

Jim Duggan Nursery, 1998 --  Lapeirousia enigmata: 5-7 inches, white flowers
having red lines in the throat and purple stamens.

(Note that Mr. Doutt sold Anomatheca (now Freesia) laxa as well, so it's not
that one.)

Hope that helps.

San Jose, CA

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