Hairy leaves, flowers with five white petals and a red/yellow central structure. Curiously twisted fruits. One of the common names for this plant appears to be "sting lily", but I haven't noticed a stinging quality yet to my seedlings – nothing like their cousins B. insignis, anyway. Seedlings grow fairly quickly – the ones in the photo at right are a couple weeks old.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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|Dylan||Aug 12, 2014||I am beginning to grow B. hieronymi to study the stinging hairs. Have you been stung by this plant at all? |
They didn't seem to sting as seedlings. Unfortunately, I lost track of them after setting them out in the garden – I suspect they perished quickly, so I did not observe them at a further stage of development.
- Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F (10d; 28%G, 8d) - 75F (7d) - 70F (28%G, 3-7d)
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