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RE: snowflurry

I assumed from my reading of the old AHS Journals --- and I am only relying
on memory right now --- that the Hosta cv. 'Snowflurry' was homozygous
recessive for the snowflurry mutation.  Is this correct?  

Rick Grazzini

> -----Original Message-----
> From: B.J.M.Zonneveld [mailto:zonneveld@rulbim.LeidenUniv.nl]
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 1999 9:42 AM
> To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
> Subject: Re: snowflurry
> Some seem to have missed the following message:
> Snowflurry means two things at the same time It is the name of a K
> Vaughn cultivar and the name of a mutation Contrary to what is said
> Snowflurry mutation is a recessive NUCLEAR mutation.  Contraryy to
> what is said it is probably not the pattern seen in Revolution As the
> name suggest snowflurry is white blotching on a green background not
> the other way round If you want to see some you should self Snowflakes
>  about 25 % of its offspring are of the snowflurry type.
>  Most of these are not long lived Only two survived the winter for me
>  One of them is streaked Too!
> Ben Zonneveld, Leiden University, Dep Genetics
> pobox 9505, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands           
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