Bulb referenced in 'Bulbs for Warm Climates'

Tony Avent Tony@plantdelights.com
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 08:16:50 PDT
Here's an image from Dave Lehmiller of xCoobranthus coryi.  We have grown this since 2002, when it was shared by Thad Howard. It has no resemblance to any of the Labuffa hybrids.

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From: pbs <pbs-bounces@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net> On Behalf Of Michael Kent
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:05 AM
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Subject: [pbs] Bulb referenced in 'Bulbs for Warm Climates'

I think I may have tracked this down. With a little help from Steve M
(private email), I learned that × Coobranthus became × Zephybranthus.

Juggling information obtained by Googling that, and the brief description
given by Dr. Howard, I believe this is (now) named Zephyranthes 'Laredo
Yellow.' It's considered to be one of the 'La Bufa Rosa' Group as it was
found in near vicinity of the original group site, at around the same time.
Since it was first observed in 'a garden in Laredo' it was named 'Laredo
Yellow.'

I have been unable to find a verified photo of Z. 'Laredo Yellow' (or any
info on a retailer). However, both Dr. Howard, and Yucca Do Nursery
(discovered 'La Bufa Rosa' Group) reference first observation as a yellow
rain lily growing in a garden in Laredo, so I think this is it.

Thanks.

Mike
Z6a Finger Lakes
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