Thanks, Betty. How much simpler it would be
if all lovely flowers were mounted on good stalks! What I
haven't noted here before is that 01S3 has a sibling, 01S2, that is a near-twin
and ALSO is vertically challenged! Talk about frustration! So, those
shortness genes in AURA LIGHT really have to be reckoned with. On the
other hand, I have just registered another sibling of these two, 01S15, as LEMON
SQUEEZE. It is 32" tall and very nicely proportioned (photo
attached). So, as my mentor of many years ago, Earl Roberts, said: "Plant
And, to be fair to WEARING RUBIES, I had forgotten
that I dug a big, healthy rhizome of it to auction at our spring show. So,
I'd say it's increasing at an acceptable rate here. --
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<<I presently have 20 seedlings from WEARING RUBIES x sdlg 01S3
(AURA LIGHT x ROMANTIC EVENING),>>
Griff, I still love this seedling of yours. Beautiful. In
fact I like all of these.
I've finally bought WEARING RUBIES and it's looking good in the garden as
a new plant. Hope it does better for me than most of you have
reported. I'll just have to decide what to put it on, if it decides to
bloom. I have several possibilities.
Thanks for the pictures.