possible change - now Ledebouria

Mark Mazer markemazer@gmail.com
Sun, 22 May 2016 12:10:58 PDT
L. cooperi has been hardy here on the NE coastal plain of North Carolina
for the past decade.  Min temp, about 13F; max frost depth, couple of
inches.  Never tried it in the former NW CT garden, zone 5ish.

Mark Mazer
Hertford, NC

On Sun, May 22, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Hansen Nursery <robin@hansennursery.com>

> Ernie,
> You mention Ledebouria cooperi as being winter-hardy?  What zone are you in
> and how cold do your winters get?  I'd like to try putting it in the rock
> garden but haven't heard too many people talk about it.
> Robin in southwestern Oregon on the coast, Zone 9, more or less
> Hansen Nursery
> robin@hansennursery.com
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> Ernie DeMarie
> In NY where Allium moly and camassias are in bloom, including a rare pink
> form I got years ago from a former nursery woman out in Oregon,  and the
> summer growing bulbs in pots are going outside while the winter growers in
> the garage are finished or finishing up for the most part.  Winter hardy
> gladioli galtonia, Ledebouria cooperi, Crocosmias, Dieramas, Galtonia,
> Crinum bulbispermum (and Super Ellen and x powelli), and Agapanthus are all
> up among others and I still wait for Eucomis, which is always the last
> thing
> to emerge.  Also seeing growth just starting on well protected (wood chip
> mulch) Erythrina zeyheri.
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