Bulbs forum: Rain Lily

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jmorth
Nov 1, 2013 2:11 AM CST
We put all our tender bulbs grown in pots in the garage late Sept / early Oct w/o water, letting the foliage die back near naturally before stripping the plants and moving them to the basement...imagine my surprise when I walked in there and discovered a few rain lilies blooming. Funny thing about it, we've basically been ultra dry (Aug, Sept, Oct) until yesterday when we got a couple inches, and what do you know? a rain lily came w/ the rain.


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Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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CarolineScott
Nov 1, 2013 2:13 AM CST
Beautiful!
Name: MarĂ­a Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Nov 1, 2013 5:56 AM CST
I love that plant ! I remember when I was a child my grandmother used to grow it.
I'll have to get one of them. Smiling
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Nov 1, 2013 8:52 AM CST
J: That is a beauty for sure! Is that Pink Rain Lily (Zephyranthes minuta)
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central Illinois
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jmorth
Nov 1, 2013 4:10 PM CST
Yes.
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Nov 1, 2013 4:53 PM CST
I hope you will add that photo to the database!
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central Illinois
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jmorth
Nov 1, 2013 6:16 PM CST
in DB
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
Name: Annette
Duluth, Ga (Zone 7a)
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Cem9165
Nov 2, 2013 5:58 AM CST
What a nice surprise for this time of year, your rain lily bloom is delightful Smiling

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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Nov 2, 2013 8:19 AM CST
I agree I agree I agree
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
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flaflwrgrl
Nov 10, 2013 12:25 PM CST
And that's what I love about rain lilies!
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