Mystery bulb about to bloom

Rimmer deVries
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 14:56:46 PDT
You can scratch off S. variegatum. As it is a clinanthus and grows differently      With “strap” leaves vs stemmed or “petaliate” leaves. 


> On Apr 9, 2019, at 4:16 PM, M Gastil-Buhl <> wrote:
> You PBS folks know your bulbs. I'm impressed.
> Now that the guesses are converging, I asked the current greenhouse manager
> to look in their old card catalog accessions records. Their reply:
> "The only Phaedranassa that is in the cards is P. carmiolii. The
> Stenomesson cards say: S. pearcei, S. splendens, S. variegatum"
> So my mystery bulb is one of those species.
> We will know soon. It's fun to await the bloom opening.
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