Cyrtanthus sanguineus

Luca Bove
Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:25:31 PDT
Hi Mary

How long does it take from seed to flower for Cyrtanthus sanguineus?

Il giorno dom 2 set 2018 alle ore 00:40 Mary Sue Ittner <>
ha scritto:

> After not flowering for years after being taken down by the Narcissus
> Bulb Fly and then probably not getting the care it needed, today I was
> thrilled to see a single flower in my greenhouse. We were fortunate to
> go on a trip led by Cameron McMaster to the Eastern Cape in 2010.
> Labeled the "Friends Trip" there were five of us from California
> including my husband and Bob and Marlene Werra, and five from South
> Africa including Rhoda McMaster, Rod and Rachel Saunders, John Manning
> and Ted Oliver, an Erica expert. You can imagine how lucky we were.
> Every night we'd look at Cameron's photos of what we saw that day and
> listen to the experts discuss what they were. And then we would vote for
> the flower of the day. On my birthday, a particularly wonderful day for
> orchids and Proteas, Cameron let me extend that to four favorites. At
> the end of the trip we voted for the flower of the trip and it was
> Cyrtanthus sanguineus. Rod wrote a nice piece in the IBSA bulletin about
> what a find it was and how excited he had been at the discovery. I added
> some photos to the wiki at the time, but maybe some day I'll replace
> them with larger ones. We had a size limit at the time.
> It has special meaning to me for it to flower again, especially as I
> hear another suspect has been arrested in Holland. It brought back a
> good memory of a very special day and an exciting find.
> Attached is a photo of Cameron, Rod, and Rachel surveying the scene.
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