Hippeastrum macbridei/mystery

Warren extropian@optusnet.com.au
Sun, 23 Apr 2006 19:17:32 PDT
Hi All,
           Sorry to reply so late to this question and if someone with
greater expertise than I has answered already. But the flower pictured does
not look like my photo of H.macbridei from Len Doran's collection.
           The flower in the photo has the segent shape and overall shape of
H.papilio and the colour with green striae of H.aulicum. The thing that
worries me is that in just about every case of a papilio hybrid, the strong
purple colour of papilio is present in the hybrid flower. But I must admit
that the red of aulicum is strong also and this time seems to have
Warren Glover
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Susan Hayek" <susanann@sbcglobal.net>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2006 3:38 AM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Hippeastrum macbridei/mystery

> **Diana's mystery Hippeastrum can be seen at:
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/…
> s.
> >Dear All:
> >
> >I have asked Susan Hayek to post a picture of my Hippeastrum to the
> >bulbs page.  It looks to me like the photographs of H. psittacinum, but
> >any Hip. lovers can help me identify it, I would be very grateful.
> >
> >Diana
> >Telos
> -- 
> susan hayek, North Coast of CA, USA, zone 9b, Sunset zone 17.
> 15 miles south of Eureka, CA, overlooking the Eel River, with a peek
> of the ocean.
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