Re: [IGSROBIN] Creamery & zonartics
Hi Alby - do you have any clues about the "roots" of Creamery too
Thanx - Mimy
Alby Scriven wrote:
> Hi Ingrid,
> Cliff Blackman did send some Zonartic seed to the Geraniaceae Group seed
> bank about 1992. It was distributed amongst a number of members and there
> may be plants from that seed being grown by GG members. This seed however
> was not from a yellow taxon and all of its offspring have been in shades of
> pink/light red. Cliff found that he had to have about 70% articulatum in a
> cultivar to obtain the yellow colouring. The seed that was distributed only
> contained about 40% as I understand.
> Some very nice yellow and bi-colour Zonartics do exist but for goodness only
> knows reason have not been cultivated and sold. Those of us who have seen
> these cultivars have been waiting for some years now to buy plants. It
> seems to me that Cliff has been given the 'run-around' by certain overseas
> companies who are controlling the release of these plants.
> I regard Cliff as a good friend but I have not been able to obtain
> seed,cuttings or plants from him as he honours his agreements with these
> Regards Alby,
> Geraniaceae Is All Around The World,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ingrid <alfmike@ALGONET.SE>
> To: IGSROBIN@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU <IGSROBIN@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU>
> Date: Friday, July 02, 1999 3:20 AM
> Subject: Re: Creamery & zonartics
> >Love to do just that :) my Creamery has really awful nodes too! But nothing
> >that looks splotched tho'.
> >I am just hoping PAC Botham's Surprise will come around soon so I can
> >compare the two!
> >On another subject...x zonartics...it that something which is available
> >outside Australia? Stumbled over them at the GG's website..
> >Many thanks and happy rain-dancing from Ingrid in Sweden
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