Zephyranthes query

Ina Crossley klazina1@gmail.com
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:49:42 PDT
I forgot to mention that Thad Howard mentions it in his book 'Bulbs for 
Warm Climates' and says it comes from the mountains of Cuba and is 
popular and hardy in Florida.  He refers it to Lindley 1824.

On 7/07/2015 9:45 a.m., Ina Crossley wrote:
> Zephyranthes rosea was recently posted on Facebook.  I can ask the guy
> if he minds if I use his photos if anyone is interested.  It definitely
> does exist, it is smaller than Z. grandiflora and the leaves lie flat on
> the ground.  It is supposed to be a species from Peru which of course
> plant wise is a closed door.
> In the plantlist.org it says it is an accepted name Lindl.
> I have been looking for the one you mention Jane, but can't find it on 
> the PBS
> Wiki.  I do grow it but so far it has not yet flowered.  It has a
> small bulb.  Small even for Rainlilies.
> Ina Crossley
> Auckland  New Zealand
> On 6/07/2015 6:12 a.m., Jane McGary wrote:
>> A query has come via the PBS website about "Zephyranthes rosea",
>> asking who wrote about it on our wiki. Since we have no such species
>> there, I wonder if the Z. rosea offered by various nurseries is in
>> fact the purported natural hybrid 'Labuffarosea'? We do have that one
>> on the Z. hybrids page. The inquirer may not have found it because of
>> limited English. Can someone clear this up so I can tell her what the
>> situation is?
>> Thanks,
>> Jane McGary
>> No Zephyranthes here, and no rain either for a long time...

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