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A special crossing.

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Topic: A special crossing.
Posted By: ton hannink
Subject: A special crossing.
Date Posted: 12 May 2008 at 7:58pm
Three years ago I have made several crossings with a white LFH x campaniflora.
Now I have my first crossing with flowers and the results are not as I hoped.
 
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Replies:
Posted By: schristmas
Date Posted: 12 May 2008 at 11:16pm
Hi Ton,
 
Very interesting cross - thank you for showing it to us.
Are the green tips of the half formed sepals a common feature?


Posted By: ton hannink
Date Posted: 13 May 2008 at 6:44pm
The green tips of the half formed sepals will be found several times at cultivars of viticella and campaniflora.


Posted By: MMiller
Date Posted: 19 May 2008 at 1:38am
Ton, what were you hoping for?  Probably a vigorous, free flowering white, but with bigger flowers?  


Posted By: ton hannink
Date Posted: 19 May 2008 at 8:53pm
Yes, I hoped or a small flowering, size viticella, plant with white flowers. The flowers does not have no more the green tips and they have a soft color.


Posted By: ton hannink
Date Posted: 27 May 2008 at 9:08pm
I have placed the plant in the sun and the flowers changed:
 
Crossing 'Henryi' x campaniflora


Posted By: MMiller
Date Posted: 27 May 2008 at 11:51pm
That's a cute flower form and color.  I wouldn't have suspected the parents!  It looks a little like viticella 'Chatsworth'.



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