pbs Digest, Vol 77, Issue 2

Tomas Sandberg to.sa@comhem.se
Mon, 01 Jun 2009 10:31:54 PDT
Hi again Hans,

This is really sick more than 100vbUSD for 25 seeds of Worsleya!

Look here: http://cgi.ebay.com/Worsleya-procera-seeds-RARE_W0…


1 jun 2009 kl. 19.21 skrev pbs-request@lists.ibiblio.org:

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>   1. Re: What's Blooming Oregon (Robin Hansen)
>   2. Thalictrum tuberosum; was RE:  What's Blooming Oregon
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>   3. Re: What's Blooming Oregon--Robin (Kenneth Hixson)
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> From: "Robin Hansen" <hansennursery@coosnet.com>
> Subject: Re: [pbs] What's Blooming Oregon
> To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
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> Ken and others,
> Do you find that Camas leichtlinii, white form, generally blooms  
> later than the blue?  Mine (single) is just now blooming and the  
> flowers are huge and beautiful, but my other camas are nearly over.   
> Seems like this happened last year also.
> Triteleia grandiflora howellii is blooming as is T hyacinthina and  
> some of the others in this group.  Allium hyalinum is blooming  
> also.   The May-June-July bloom is much appreciated at this time of  
> year.
> What has surprised me though is how long Iris douglasiana has been  
> blooming, at least a month.  This is a large clump recently planted,  
> and looks as though it has enough buds to continue for several weeks  
> yet.
> Is anyone familiar with Thalictrum tuberosum?  Raised from seed, it  
> is blooming for the first time.  The flowers are large, 5/8" or more  
> and creamy white with yellow stamens on a plant that is maybe 4" at  
> the moment.  I can't seem to find much information and am hoping  
> someone can tell me whether it's small enough for a shady trough.
> Robin Hansen
> Southwest Oregon and yet another foggy day, but warm
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> Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 10:41:10 -0400
> From: "Jim McKenney" <jimmckenney@jimmckenney.com>
> Subject: [pbs] Thalictrum tuberosum; was RE:  What's Blooming Oregon
> To: "'Pacific Bulb Society'" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
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> Robin, take a look at this link:
> http://telegraph.co.uk/gardening/howtogrow/…
> m.html
> Jim McKenney
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> Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 08:24:09 -0700
> From: Kenneth Hixson <khixson@nu-world.com>
> Subject: Re: [pbs] What's Blooming Oregon--Robin
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> Robin
>> Do you find that Camas leichtlinii, white form, generally blooms  
>> later than the blue?
> 	First, the double cream camas is probably a double form
> of Camassia leichtlinii ssp leichtlinii, the cream camas that is  
> native
> around Roseburg, Oregon.  You can see it in bloom in the medium of the
> I-5 freeway, starting about twenty miles north of Roseburg, and along
> side roads, etc.  There is a white form of Camassia leichtlinii ssp
> suksdorfii, and you will see it mixed at random in a large enough
> population of the blue flowers, flowering at the same time as the  
> blue.
> Some populations have several whites, some have none at all.
> The cream camas flowers in late April around Roseburg, and probably
> about the same time here, meaning the double cream is later than the
> type and ssp. suksdorfii.  If you buy bulbs of the white form, what
> you get all too often is the cream, not white.  Assuming you don't
> get the blue ssp. suksdorfii, which is what I've received when I  
> ordered
> the white form.  I haven't heard of a white form of C. leichtlinii
> ssp. leichtlinii, but it's certainly possible.  Or, is it?  As nearly
> as I can determine, the only difference between ssp leichtlinii and
> ssp suksdorfii is flower color--and flower color is usually not a
> very acceptable definitive characteristic to botanists.
>> What has surprised me though is how long Iris douglasiana has been  
>> blooming, at least a month.
> 	Iris douglasiana is a variable species, and some forms bloom
> early, and are nearly finished, while one received as "late  
> douglasiana"
> only started in the last week.  One of the reasons that I. douglasiana
> is used so much in hybridizing is that it has branched flower spikes
> with multiple flowers per stem, unlike many of the other pacific coast
> Iris.  I'm still trying to establish "Mini Ma" seedlings, which I've
> found rather tender.  Mini Ma struggles to reach 6" high, but  
> seedlings
> vary, almost seeming to be hardier the taller they get.
> Ken
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