Re: [IGSROBIN] P. "Weiss Königin"
riedy wrote: << 'Weiss Konigin' sounds like P. x peltatum 'Queen of
Hearts,' which sports from time to time. I think there was a write-up
about it in the IGS Bulletin in the last few years. >>
I don't think they are identical - the one you mention I have listed in
my files as:
P. "Queen of Hearts", soft pink, winered veining, semi-double flower,
normal size, USA Frances Hartsook 1971
while I don't know a lot about "Weiss Königin" except the flowers are
more double than semi-double and of course they are white with veining.
I vaguely remember that she was European bred (Germany? and a fairly old
cultivar. If Frances' plant was a sport from "Weiss Königin" of course
that could be possible but this I don't know either.
Mimy Sluiter (still hoping that some one can tell me the raiser and
sporting habits of Weiss Königin)
> On Sat, 19 Jun 1999, Mimy Sluiter wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 19 Jun 1999 18:11:37 +0200
> > From: Mimy Sluiter <manx1@WXS.NL>
> > To: IGSROBIN@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU
> > Subject: P. "Weiss [iso-8859-1] Königin"
> > Hi all,
> > My P. x peltatum cultivar "Weiss K=F6nigin" which has a double white
> > flower with red veining has made a sport that now has a still double but
> > pink flower with red veining.
> > Is this an uncommon event to happen or is it a regression to an earlier
> > plant perhaps (the one from which the Weiss K=F6nigin then should have
> > been a sport if this was the case). Don't have anything about the
> > breeder or date or any more details in my files about this cultivar so
> > don't know if it was a sport itself once. Hope any one can be of help
> > here! Thanx in advance.
> > -- =
> > Mimy Sluiter
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