Pacific BX 262
Sat, 27 Nov 2010 13:54:08 PST
Hi Dell How about 27, 28, & 30.
Jeff Biletnikoff
25227 Hereford Dr.
Ramona, Ca., 92065
---- Dell Sherk <> wrote: 
> Dear All,
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> please send CLEAN, clearly labeled plant materials to:
> Dell Sherk
> 6832 Phillips Mill Rd.
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> Non US donors should contact Dell for instructions before sending seeds.
> From Michael Mace:
> Amaryllis belladonna hybrid seed:
> Except where noted, the parent bulbs all came from Les Hannibal's garden in
> Sacramento.  The flowers were all open pollinated, so I can't guarantee what
> you'll get.  Some will be crosses with other nearby plants, others will be
> clones of the parents.  In particular, seeds from whites may turn out to be
> pink, and the offspring from pinks can be white.  But I promise that you'll
> get an interesting selection.
> You can find photos of most of these flowers on the PBS wiki, here:
> 1. Mixed pinks: If you want a variety of Amaryllis to play with, this is the
> choice for you.  Open pollinated seeds from 20 or 30 different pink
> Amaryllis hybrids, ranging from light to dark pink.  Given the complex
> genetics of Amaryllis, some of these flowers will be white.
> 2. Mixed whites: Open pollinated seeds from white flowers.  Most will be
> white, some will be pink.
> 3. MBQ 01   A very robust plant with dark pink flowers, nicely radial.  From
> the old BioQuest nursery.  One of my overall best Amaryllis bulbs.
> 4. MLH 01   White flowers with a pale yellow center.  The closest I have to
> a pure white.  This one doesn't bloom often.
> 5. MLH 03   White flowers with a deep yellow throat.  Fairly radial form.
> 6. MLH 05   Very light pink lines in the outer third of the flower, white
> center.  Wide flowers with few ruffles.
> 7. MLH 07   Pale pink veins with a white star in the center.
> 8. MLH 09   Mid-pink without a lot of veining, and a yellow center.  Broad
> petals and ruffles.  Radial.
> 9. MLH 12   Light pink with a white star at the center.  Few lines and no
> ruffles.  Light scent.
> 10. MLH 14   Streaky pink petals, dark at the tips, with a pale yellow
> center.  No ruffles.  Ages to solid pink.
> 11. MLH 17   Fairly dark pink with darker veins and yellow center.  Average
> size, few ruffles.  Not radial.
> 12. MLH 18   Medium pink aging to deep mauvey pink.  White center.  Very
> radial, flowers not particularly large.  A dependable bloomer.
> 13. MLH 19   This one is very robust.  Very large and tall inflorescence,
> large mid-pink flowers with ruffles.  White centers.  Not radial.
> 14. MLH 27   Ruffled mid-pink flowers with white center, aging to solid
> pink.  Not radial.
> 15. MLH 30   Nicely radial.  White flowers with yellow-orange centers. 
> Slight ruffles, fairly good bud count.  Flowers are a little bit undersized.
> 16. MLH 33   Flowers start cream colored (very pale pink veins on the outer
> quarter of the flower), and then age to solid pink.  The inflorescence
> produces a berries & cream effect.  Not radial.
> 17. MLH 34   Flowers start pale pink on the outer parts of the petals, with
> a white center.  They age to dark pink in the center, creating a striking
> bullseye effect.  Not radial.  This one doesn't bloom often, so if you want
> seeds of it, take them now.
> 18. MLH 39   White with a yellow throat.  Fairly radial, but inflorescence
> leans toward the sun.
> 19. MLH 51   White flowers with very narrow pink edges on the petals; a
> picotee effect.
> 20. MM 01-06   This is a cross of MLH 18 x MLH 04
> 21. MM 02-04   (MLH 24 x MLH 04).  White with a yellow center.  Fairly broad
> petals, not very radial.
> 22. MM 2010A   Extremely radial white with a few ruffles and yellow
> centers.  Sorry, only a few seeds.  MLH 30 is similar.
> 23. MM 99-14A   (MLH 03 x MLH 19).  This cross has produced some great
> plants.  This particular one has a huge number of buds -- about 30 of them. 
> Flowers are lightly veined pink with yellow centers.  Photo:
> 24. MM 99-16A   (MLH 03 x MLH 18).  Clear vivid magenta flowers with white
> centers and unusually wide petals.  A nicely radial flower head.  Photo: 
> Nerine seeds Like the Amaryllis, these are open pollinated, so you may get
> surprises.  Photos here:
> 25. Nerine sarniensis ex. A Dry Garden   Found this one in a nursery in
> Oakland, CA.  Magenta, floriferous and reliable.  Ruffled and slightly
> asymmetrical.  It was labeled as Nerine sarniensis, but it's probably not a
> pure sarniensis selection.  A nice plant, though.
> 26. Nerine 'Kenilworth'   Salmon colored, very radial, vigorous.
> From Jerry Lehman:
> 27. Bulbs of Zephyranthes “Pink Rainlily” not so vigorous in clumping and
> blooming, but large bulbs and large dark ponk flowers – when it flowers
> 28. Small bulbs of Eucharis amazonica (E. grandiflora?) not a prolific
> number of flowers at one time, but reliable come late summer/fall. Fragrant.
> 29. Small tubers of Amorphophallus rivieri var konjac
> 30. Bulbs of Zephyranthes ‘White Rainlily’ A good vigorous grower and
> clumper – good number of white flowers during summer and fall. Originally
> sold to me as Z. candida.
> From Alberto Grossi:
> 31. Seed of Urginea maritima
> Thank you, Mike, Jerry, and Alberto !!
> Best wishes,
> Dell
> Dell Sherk, PBS BX
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