Bulbs forum: Cyrtanthus falcatus

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Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
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xeronema
Feb 28, 2013 2:03 PM CST
I thought I'd share my first bloom of Cyrtanthus falcatus Smiling


Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Feb 28, 2013 3:40 PM CST

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Beautiful Allesandro. I've found conflicting information on whether or not to keep the top of the bulb exposed. What is your experience?
Evan
Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Bulbs Region: Europe Irises
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xeronema
Feb 28, 2013 4:37 PM CST
Thanks Evan
the bulb must be exposed, even offsets produced by the mother bulb tend to emerge from the soil,many species of Cyrtanthus have this tendency
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Feb 28, 2013 5:21 PM CST

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Thanks for clarifying that Alessandro. I've found a source here for this one, Telos Rare Bulbs.
Evan
central Illinois
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jmorth
Mar 2, 2013 2:33 AM CST
very cool
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
Name: Alessandro
Padova (Zone 7b)
Amaryllis Bulbs Region: Europe Irises
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xeronema
Mar 21, 2013 3:00 PM CST
Clinanthus incarnatus (syn. Stenomesson incarnatum)
One of my favorites Rolling my eyes.

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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Mar 24, 2013 5:37 PM CST

Plants Admin

Another cool one. Thumbs up
Evan

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