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Re: Parentage

  • Subject: Re: Parentage
  • From: "Diana Grenfell And Roger Grounds" <applecourt@btinternet.com>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 11:37:19 +0100

I needed these details for Gwen Black's 'Blue Canoe' and this is what she
told me:

She wrote about it in the Nov. 1994 British Hosta & Hemerocallis Society's
Newsletter and it was then four years old.  "It was one of ten seedlings
from an open pollinated pod on 'Frances Williams', beside which were growing
two plants of 'Halcyon'.   My (her) notes in my (her) records here say that
the leaf remains folded like a Venus Fly Trap feeding leaf."

Hope this helps.
Diana Grenfell
----- Original Message -----
From: <hostanut@Bellsouth.net>
To: <hosta-open@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: Parentage

> > Would appreciate any parental/background on the following.
> > Island Charm - a seedling from Flamboyant - pollen parent unknown.
Registered by Alex Malloy in 1997; Originated by G. Rasmussen
> > Moonlight Sonata - not registered but supposed to be originated by Greg
Johnson. Sorry don't know parentage. Supposed to have fragrant flowers
> > Reptillian - again not registered, originated by R. Sawyer. Has red
petioles & flower stems. Interesting plant
> > Sitting Pretty - a cross between H. Reiko & H. Amy Aden. Registered by
Paul Aden in 1987
> > Lakeside Lollipop - parentage unknown, registered by Mary Chastain in
> > Quilting Bee - parentage unknown, registered by Russ O'Harra Hosta
society in 1999
> > Kinba - not registered. I show originator as Watanabe, no parentage info
however Ben Z says after doing DNA he found that it's probably a seedling of
H. longipes and most likely H. kiyosuiensis
> > Blue Canoe - Originated by Gwen Black and registered by Pete Ruh in
1999. It's parentage is unknown
> > Choo Choo Train - registered in 1999 by Tony Avent and originated by T.
Sears. Parentage unknown
> Hope this helps. Maybe someone else can fill in the blanks
> Dan & Lu
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