x Amarygia leaves

Adam Fikso adam14113@ameritech.net
Tue, 20 Jul 2010 09:10:15 PDT
It may be normal to be virused for some plants.  This is true in the wild. 
Viruses didn't come to life only in nurseries

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan O'Leary" <aoleary@esc.net.au>
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Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 6:19 AM
Subject: [pbs] x Amarygia leaves

> xAmarygia ( Amaryllis belladonna x Brunsvigia josephinae) is a common and 
> "old fashioned" bulb here in South Australia.
> It adapts well to our mediterranean climate and has naturalised in many 
> areas - I have seen them growing and flowering at long deserted farm sites 
> in poor soil.
> They flower in Autumn (Fall) immediately after the A belladonna "naked 
> ladies".
> What I am curious about, is that virtually every plant I have seen has 
> yellow streaked leaves.It made me think they are virused
> but I am told by nurseries that sell them that this is normal.
> Refer photos below of plants from a large clump at the Adelaide Botanic 
> Gardens.
> Appreciate comments and observations from PBS members regarding this 
> hybrid.
> http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh115/…
> http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh115/…
> Alan O'Leary, Adelaide
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