Here's a photo of Volkie, registered in 2009. The remarkable thing about this one is that it froze to pot level in January of 2010. Zip. Nada. Nothing in the pot. I thought it was lost forever. A few months later, I saw a little green sprig coming.
Now, he's blooming again. Moral of the story: If it looks dead, maybe it isn't dead. Hang on to it and keep watering and fertilizing. :)