First Bloom of the Year on a Stormy Tuesday

Edward_KimballJune 26, 2012

There have not been any blooms in the garden but I have a patch of seedlings over at a friend's place. The first of the seedlings bloomed today. It is a second year seedling (16 months old) from Thieving Magpie X Belle of Ashwood. All 14 seedlings from this cross have scapes coming up.

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organic_kitten(8)

Very nice color, Edward, and good performance from the cross.
kay

    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 5:36PM
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shive(6b TN)

This first one is round, ruffled and a good color! It will be interesting to see what you get from this cross. For me 14 would a long cross. So far, I haven't planted more than 5 seeds from any cross. My limited space won't permit it. I need to talk my friends into letting plant patches of seedlings on their property.

Debra

    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 6:43PM
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mizellie(z7 Al)

I think it's gonna be a beauty Edward. We can use our imagination and see what's coming next...Congrats...Ellie

    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 8:11PM
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Edward_Kimball

Thanks guys. I can see a lot of potential in this one.

Debra, I started out with about 30 seeds for this cross and I ended up moving the best 15 seedlings out of the shoebox and into the bed. One of the seedlings did not make it through the first winter. The most vigorous of this cross bloomed last year, tried to rebloom and is now four fans with three scapes.

Edward

    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 9:52PM
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jean_ar(z8 Ar)

pretty color. I like the red.

jean

    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 10:06PM
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houstmag

Very pretty seedling you just might have a winner.
Linda

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 9:39AM
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