Well folks, I finally dug up the corm. Cut it in half...nothing but brown all the way through. Oh, well. Bums me out because I really love that blue-green color and these were the only two Orinoco's I had.
My plant budget is running low these days - Hah, ha! I At least I have plenty of Basjoo pups to stick in these 2 holes. Thanks for all your great comments - S.