possible change - now Ledebouria

Hansen Nursery robin@hansennursery.com
Sun, 22 May 2016 09:26:39 PDT

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

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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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