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Re: Allen C. Haskell sport

  • Subject: Re: Allen C. Haskell sport
  • From: njhosta@hotmail.com
  • Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 18:23:56 -0400

Hi Glen,
       Here's a picture of 'Happy Harbinger'. I think it may have been lost,
or at least it wasn't doing well.

> I have had  H. 'Allen C. Haskell' for about 7 years. It has set a little
> seed twice. For me at least , as a breeder it's hopeless. However, the
> stable centered version of the plant is quite lovely. It's almost as nice
> as H. 'Great Expectations' and looks a bit like it in pattern and color..
> think I will break it up (almost 1/2 the plant is now centered now, as
> has having a green crown or two, and a streaked one. Does the centered
> sport have a name? I have not been able to find anything... but that
> doesn't prove much. I checked the Sport/Wheel section at the
> Library...thanks to Dan, Bob, and many others...and found two centered
> sports listed: LovePotion #9 and Happy Harbinger. LP#9  looks nothing like
> it, and there is no photo for HH. In the photo lib  the pictures of Allen
> C. Haskell  seem to indicate that the plant moves quite often towrd the
> centered version I have.  Does anyone else have the sport that looks like
> Great Expectations? Does it have a name?  Thanks glen

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