Re: [gardeners] Catalogs

Kay Lancaster (
Fri, 9 Jan 1998 14:39:00 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 9 Jan 1998, George Shirley wrote:

> of years ago but wasn't in order mode back then. Now that I've got your
> attention do you know anyone besides Stokes Tropicals that carries Curcuma
> Alistmatifolia, aka Summer Tulips, aka Siam Tulips? We can't grow real
> tulips here in Zone 9b, a tad to hot year around.

Daffodil Mart has them 5/$16, 10/$29: 1-800-all-bulb.  Don't know
anything about the qaulity, but the fact that it's a black and white
catalog where everything is listed by genus and species *first* makes
me more willing to order.

Kay Lancaster
just west of Portland, OR; USDA zone 8
(who, after several experiences, won't order from any catalog that
 doesn't give you genus and species)