A couple photos of rebloomers and So. Africa bulb updates

kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)April 2, 2011

Here are a few photos from this morning:

This last bulb represents a real victory as the little bulb was nearly all rotted a couple of years ago. I cleaned it up and pampered it for 2009. In 2010 it overwintered in the greenhouse and then went into the group growing area. It must have liked the neighborhood!

I had a nice phone chat with a lister to strategize on some pollination strategies...everything I had planned turned out to not be practical because of the Tet/Dip thing. I wonder if I'll every understand that!!

:-)

K PS.. Here's an update on the bulbs I ordered as part of the group order. I am a total newbie to these.

AMOCHARIS CORANICA- leaves have just emerged about 1.5" in past few days. This bulb is HUGE!!!

HAEMANTHUS MONTANUS - had an aborted bloom when it arrived. It grew 2 long curly leaves and those have died back...bulb look dormant.

BOOPHANE DISTICHA - doing great!! 10 leaves arranged like a fan!

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radarcontactlost(8)

Very beautiful hippeastrum and good choices with the south African bulbs. They are all some of my favorites.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2011 at 10:11PM
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dondeldux

Love them all..!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 8:56AM
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love_the_yard(z9A Jax FL)

Holy cow, the middle photo of the pink flower is GORGEOUS! Kristi, what is it? I LOVE it!!

Carol

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 11:09AM
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