Crinum Season and hardiness... again

Tony Avent
Fri, 05 Jul 2013 17:35:48 PDT
We just made final selections last year, so now we cut the basal plate of the final selections and wait for them to offset.  The rate of offset will be the determining factor when they reach market, but they are truly amazing plants.

Tony Avent
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, North Carolina  27603  USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
phone 919 772-4794
fax  919 772-4752
"I consider every plant hardy until I have killed it least three times" - Avent
-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of J.E. Shields
Sent: Friday, July 05, 2013 6:15 PM
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: Re: [pbs] Crinum Season and hardiness... again

Ask Tony Avent -- he has the good ones.  I sent most of the seeds from that 
cross to Tony.  I'm completely out of the business!

Jim Shields

At 04:27 PM 7/5/2013 -0500, you wrote:
>Dear Jim S. and all,
> >
> > The best for hardy outdoors crinums in my
> > climate are the hybrid, Crinum [variabile x bulbispermum].
>         When will these hit the garden centers? ... 
> commerce?                   Thanks          Jim W.

Jim Shields             USDA Zone 5
P.O. Box 92              WWW:
Westfield, Indiana 46074, USA
Lat. 40° 02.8' N, Long. 086° 06.6' W

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