Pancratium sickenbergeri bloom & Crinum lugardiae question

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Sat, 27 Jul 2019 05:28:28 PDT

Did that P sickenbergeri come from here? If so, it was likely mislabelled.
O discovered I had sent several mislabelled plants during that exchange.
Some got P sickenbergeri, some got Zephyranthes drummondii by mistake.

Albert Stella
Pacific Bulb Society
Director, Bulb and Seed Exchanges

2712 Knowles St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

On Sat, Jul 27, 2019, 7:50 AM Michael Kent <> wrote:

> Hi,
> My P. sickenbergeri is blooming for the first time today. The bloom (it
> appears to be a single bloom) is just starting to open. Are the flowers
> self-fertile for the species? And, does it produce a single inflorescence,
> then it's done, or will it be a series of blooms until fall?
> Also, my C. lugardiae's stem is about the diameter of a silver dollar. It
> did not bloom this year, probably because our spring/early summer was cold
> and damp. However, it has produced an offset. Is a 12 1/2" (H) × 12 3/4"
> (W) pot large enough for an eventual clump, or would I be better off
> removing the offset (in a few months) and sending it in for a BX?
> Thanks,
> Mike
> In the Finger Lakes, Z6a, where the unusually warm summer is alternating
> between drying things out, and evaporating enough water from the lake to
> rain each afternoon. Crinums and rain lilies are loving the regular
> downpours, other amaryllids, not so much.
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