A couple new F1706 bellina

Post Reply
User avatar
WaltonInlet
Posts: 479
Joined: Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:50 pm
Location: Floridana Beach, Florida, USA

A couple new F1706 bellina

Post by WaltonInlet » Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:22 am

The flower on the left looks small, but that is just because the one on the right is quite large for a baby plant (a teeny bit larger than 5 cm.). This out-cross continues to excite me.

The flower on the left has rounded sepal/petal tips and strong, but clearly delineated color; the flower on the right is my second one from this cross to have "up-swept" petals, which I like since it gives the flower a "strong," bold stance.

Neither are in the same league as the one Peter posted just above here, but that's kind-of my point: these two are still worth keeping to see for another year or two. I keep thinking I will flower some from this cross that I can give as "house-warming" gifts or whatever; more than a year after flowering my first one, I am still waiting for a "cull." Hasn't happened yet! My largest flower (#3 in the photo, 6cm.) is now making its tenth (10th) bud on the original spike -- is has been in either flower or bud since the first spike started. Not that surprising for a well-established plant of 'Ponkan', but this is happening on this plants' first spike as a seedling. Bravo again, Peter.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
"Constant use has not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship." 

Dorothy Parker

Post Reply

Return to “F17-xx”