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Re: HYB: Ring Around Rosie seedlings - Francelle

  • Subject: Re: HYB: Ring Around Rosie seedlings - Francelle
  • From: "albee703" <alhbee@aol.com>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 20:11:27 -0000

Francelle, Thanks for clearing up a mystery for me. In 2000 I crossed
Christa with Earl of Essex and that cross with Ring round Rosie. All
of seedlings when bloomed were within median size. Three out of four
were blue plicata, 2 dark blue, one light blue. Earl of Essex welcome

Al Bullock
> Margie, I am enjoying the pictures of your Epicenter seedlings.
> years ago I crossed Ring Around Rosie with Epicenter and got some
> weird things, huge brown luminata-plicata blossoms on about
fifteen inch
> stalks. When I read a message from Rick Ernst that one would
never get a
> good first generation seedling from RAR because they all grow too
short, I
> really believed him. Since then I have heard of other people
getting good
> ones. That is interesting.
> One of my Wearing Rubies X Epicenter seedlings is blooming
already, making
> food for birds. I'm going to try to protect some of it to see
what it looks
> like this year. I understand that there is rebloom possibility
> Francelle Edwards Glendale, AZ Zone 9

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