Was Intergeneric Hybrids -- Now xHippeastrelia

Jamie Jamievande@freenet.de
Mon, 07 Jun 2004 23:57:54 PDT
Mary Sue,

a smart-looking plant you have there!  I think we need to see more of this
type of hybridizing.  A good cross to add to the seed wish-list.

Good work!

Jamie V.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mary Sue Ittner" <msittner@mcn.org>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 7:00 AM
Subject: [pbs] Was Intergeneric Hybrids -- Now xHippeastrelia

> Dear Jim and Jamie,
> Thanks for your help. I can see it is a very complex issue. I shouldn't
> think I'd need to register my nice plant from Bill's seed as I just plan
> enjoy it. But I wasn't sure what to call it on the wiki. xHippeastrelia
> unnamed or Hippeastrum hybrid x Sprekelia formosissima
> The created name for the cross is made up of most of the letters in
> Hippeastrum, but when I first saw mine I thought Sprekelia with fat
> I created a page for it and Lee Poulsen says he has a picture to add to
> that page as well.
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/…
> Bill wrote that he used a dwarf red Hippeastrum hybrid in the cross. The
> bloom is about 26 cm. tall, a nice height I think.
> Mary Sue
> Mary Sue Ittner
> California's North Coast
> Wet mild winters with occasional frost
> Dry mild summers
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