Re: B.liniflora

Robert Beer (
Tue, 30 May 1995 23:04:05 -0700 (PDT)

I did this myself, and it worked well. Also, Ann Lovejoy, in her book,
"The Year in Bloom," suggests, for pollination (of alstromerias) that you
turn the lights down, put on some nice music, pour a glass of wine, and
make soft buzzing sounds. :)

On Tue, 30 May 1995, Carl Gustafson wrote:

> > More easy but as effective is the use of an
> >electric toothbrush (Not the actual brush itself but a part of the
> >surface vibrating - no joke, it works!).
> The more I read about plant polination, the kinkier it gets. Vibrators and
> foreplay, forsooth!
> Carl