Growing Babiana rubro-cyanea from seed....

kuang huang
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 21:00:04 PDT
Hi, I start small  bulb ( purchase as bulb) in Feb. 2014, and grow beautiful flowers.


    On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1:15 PM, Mark Mazer <> wrote:

 Sow in the autumn when your diurnal temps go from about 75F to 55F.  Three
years to bloom is reasonable and beware of the mice or voles as they will
strip a pot in days.

Mark Mazer
Hertford, NC USDA 8A

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 2:06 PM, Alcie <> wrote:

> I recently obtained some seed of Babiana rubro-cyanea from Brazil Plants.
> I've never grown these types of plants, and I'm getting contradicting
> information from my internet searches.  Should I sow the seeds now (spring
> time here in the Northern Hemisphere) or wait until the Fall/Winter?  I
> take it that it will be three years or so before I see a bloom, right?
> Please let me know.
> Thanks
> Alcie
> In northwest Louisiana, USA
> Zone 8b
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