OT: I found a little bit of color

karyn1(7a)February 24, 2010

I found a few things with color. The first are some hellebores that I cross pollinated. They got seed pods! I have no idea how to tell when they are ripe so I posted on the hellebores forum. This one was crossed with a dark purple variety. I found a desert rose in bloom that I grew from seed. Then I noticed that I have 35 DR seedlings! Think that maybe I went a bit overboard? LOL The last 2 are bromeliads that I completely ignore. I'm surprised they're still alive.

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chena(z8 Texas)

Look at those seed pods!! Very cool!

    Bookmark   February 24, 2010 at 2:12PM
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siam_cannas(13)

The first bromelia is very unusual, really nice.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2010 at 3:33PM
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figara(Ca 9)

Ha,ha,ha I thought the seed pods are part of the flower.This is how much I know about hellebores.

Pat

    Bookmark   February 24, 2010 at 4:24PM
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rock_oak_deer(8b TX)

Those are just beautiful.

I don't think we can Hellebores here with our heat.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2010 at 9:54PM
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gardenpaw(5/6)

Nice pics Karyn!
Love the color on your Desert Rose!

Karen

    Bookmark   February 25, 2010 at 8:41AM
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eloise_ca

Those are great Karyn! Will be interesting to see what your cross looks like. I love hellebores, and have some potted up from Edna, but they haven't bloomed again, or yet.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2010 at 8:44AM
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