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Re: [IGSROBIN] where did they all come from? What am I getting myselfinto????

  • Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] where did they all come from? What am I getting myselfinto????
  • From: Alby Scriven <SCRIVENS@BIGPOND.COM>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Jun 1999 08:20:03 +1000
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Come on Cynthia, take the plunge.   :)
There is little more satisfying than raising one's 'children' to flowering.
 (even if it really is the bees doings )
Regards Alby
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> From: Cynthia Pardoe <RegalArt@AOL.COM>
> Subject: Re: where did they all come from? What am I getting
> Date: Wednesday, June 09, 1999 2:29 AM
> Andrew,
>         One of Dr. Sefton's greatest passions is the Regal. As a Dr. in
> History, he has studied this plants genealogy. What he presented to me in
> lecture, and what I shared with all of you was his works based on his
> gatherings and historical research on the plant. I think at this point,
> would be wise for me to see if we couldn't dig up the lecture that was
> cameraed and lesson in detail the part that he discusses conjunctional
and P.
> fulgidum as a genetic part of the Regal.
>         As for me, nothing is written in stone. I treated it as "theory"
> words. For until a genetic break down has been done on those old 19th
> Regals, that are hopefully stored in drawers in the England Archives.
> and only then will I accept the data, and no longer have reason to call
it, "
> theory." So until otherwise all data is interesting theory and I welcome
> theories. I've seen too much to believe otherwise, I raise the "x" factor
> here.......BEES. Boy have you seen the pollen legs of a busy happy bee?
> genetic diversities!
>         What I have noticed in the garden this year, is an explosion of
> production. I wonder if this "La Nina " has be a contributing factor,
> in the abundance of seed with help from the bees.
>         Growing Regals by seed hasn't been something I've tried as of
yet. I
> am almost afraid to see what my bees have done! Is it worth my time? Or
> should I not go there and just make the traditional cuttings for back-ups
> some for the sale and show?
> Do I take the next path or play it safe?
>         I will be at the meeting tonight with my Unk 202 for you. I know
> has Polka in it and maybe Red Halo....these are Regal Uniques. Maybe
there is
> a name out there for Unknown 202.
>         Until then have a colorful day!
>         Cynthia Pardoe

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