hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

RE: new seedlings

Your seedlings sound lovely.  I've been hankering after Mesmerizer but now
I can wait for your seedlings to be introduced.  Maybe by then, I'll have
more land so that I can buy all of them.

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada (zone 4) -- where Sunray Reflection will be the first TB to
bloom either today or tomorrow

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	z88keys@mindspring.com [SMTP:z88keys@mindspring.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, May 12, 1998 10:29 PM
> To:	Multiple recipients of list
> Subject:	new seedlings
> Dear Friends: Here goes a second try to get this information to you. It
> has
> been a good season here. The tornatoes and the hail storms manged to miss
> us, and I am grateful.  The most exciting new seedlings have been in my
> attempts to get reblooming Space-Agers, - or just Space-Agers
> occasionally.
>      NN 32 has been a very good cross. it is from my KK 130 "Flying" , a
> double grandchild of ANNE BOLEYN, by pollen of Monty Byers' GODSEND.  NN
> 32-9-2 is an orchid with red beards ending in bright purple fuzz. I took a
> stalk along to the Charlotte Iris Show, (having first asked permission to
> bring seedlings, and of course not judging that division. ) It managed to
> win first place!! A sibling, NN 32 LAST has just come into bloom; it is an
> apricot-pink with self flounces, some white in the falls.
>      Even later is PP 56, which opened only yesterday. It is a big white
> with flounces, excellent in form and substance, and is from NN 32-2-3 X
> Mesmerizer. Unlike its "papa" the seedling's red beards are readily seen,
> and add to the excitement. I found it in the evening, in the rain!. its
> pollen was wet and spoiled. Hopefully the next blooms will have some, but
> almost all other beardeds are over with!
>      Just a few days ago I found RR 49-1-1, similar to the above but a
> creamy yellow, -really a white with yellow influences. I rushed out the
> next morning to collect pollen  , - - and it had none. But since then it
> has produced good pollen! What a lucky break!
>      One cross that has been very useful is OO 33 RENOWN X MESMERIZER. It
> gives width of haft, size and good substance. OO 33 4-1 is an amoena with
> tiny horns, and OO 33C-6-1 is a neglecta with big flounces, to which I
> gave
> the nickname Superba. There were other siblings as well.
>      A novelty , a lavender-orchid with orange influences, had flounces,
> witha sort of "dish" at the end, and the inside of the "dish" is orange!
>      Mike Lowe put a picture of OO 24 Sweet Sixteen on the web. It is a
> white with similar "dishes" on the end of the flounces, and each is filled
> with petaloids of white and yellow, all frilled. You can guess that
> Mesmerizer is its parent.
>      Lloyd Zurbrigg in Durham NC   Thank goodness for the spurias and
> Louisianas and Japanese to keep the season going.

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index