Hymenocallis/Ismene narcissiflora

Jim McKenney jamesamckenney@verizon.net
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:32:24 PDT
I'm searching for a source for the "old, original" Hymenocallis/Ismene narcissiflora. I have not seen this plant on a commercial list for years. Out of curiosity, I did a Google search of images to see what was out there. Of the first 56 images I looked at using Google images, only one is clearly the plant I'm looking for, and two others might be it. The remaining 50+ are not even of Hymenocallis/Ismene narcissiflora. 
The one plant which is clearly the one I'm looking for is shown in an image from the garden of a contributor to this list: Judy Glattstein. And that image was the 56th image displayed.  
I called it the "old, original" form because this form typically has only 5 (rather than 6) tepals. This form can be seen in photographs in books published around the time of the WWI - maybe earlier. 
If you know of a source for this once common plant, please contact me privately. 
Jim McKenneyMontgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where a plant of Achimines pedunculata from Uli Urban in BX 357 has finally reappeared - it bloomed last year but disappeared in the fall and a thorough (or so I thought at the time) search of its pot turned up nothing. 
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