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Homerias plants


Homerias plantsHomerias are beautiful little South African plants. For out-door cultivation plant the bulbs in a dry, warm situation, from October to January, three inch deep, and the same distance apart, in rich, light, well-drained soil, and protect them from heavy rains with a good layer of leaves.

For pot culture put 4 or 5 bulbs in a five-inch pot, place in a cold frame, and cover with cocoa-nut fibre until the growth appears. Water moderately, and when the flowers fade abstain from supplying moisture.

The Homerias bulbs are not quite hardy, therefore they should be removed indoors before frosts appear.