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GOLDEN PANTHER grows and blooms here just as well as 
THORNBIRD and is a wonderful cross.  GP was in contention for 
the Cook Cup in Memphis, slightly behind STARRING.  I divided a 
two year clump of it last Sept. and took about ten surplus rhizomes 
to our sale.  I am anxious to see how SF will perform here even 
though I am not overly fond of Space Agers.

Walter Moores
Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8

On 8 Dec 2002 at 8:28, Donald Eaves wrote:

> >I hope so, since Thorn Bird grows like a weed here!!
> It does here as well.  It also has a propensity for producing lots of
> bloomstalks every year.  That willingness to bloom coupled with the
> increase is a trait that seems in short supply under my growing
> conditions.  Some increase well enough, but don't provide the stalks
> every season.  Many of those are in the habit of making an every other
> year show - one year loaded with stalks and the next with none to only
> one or two.  The pollen parent is given as GOLDEN PANTHER.  GP is
> newer here.  The blooms are beautiful, but so far it is protesting
> about my climate and hasn't done as well as I'd like to see.  It has
> survived some unpleasant circumstances, though, so it may adjust yet.
> Donald Eaves
> donald@eastland.net
> Texas Zone 7b, USA

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