Crinum Season and hardiness... again

Russell Stafford, Odyssey Bulbs
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:08:19 PDT
C. lineare and C. variabile are the two species from the Cape. 
According to Brian Mathew, "they will behave as winter-growers and 
require a dry summer while dormant."


At 02:37 PM 7/5/2013, you wrote:
>I'd like to try a Crinum in my new, warmer garden, but need to know
>if there are any kinds that can flower without a high summer heat and
>humidity. I have a damp corner near a water feature that might suit
>one, and the water would raise the humidity locally, but our "heat
>waves" typically last about three days, and summer night temperatures
>typically drop into the 50s F.
>Any recommendations from other cool-summer areas?
>Jane McGary
>Portland, Oregon, USA
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Russell Stafford
Odyssey Bulbs
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South Lancaster, MA  01561

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