Hello from a new member in northern California

Bulborum Botanicum bulborum@gmail.com
Sat, 12 Nov 2011 03:15:46 PST
Hello Blanca

I am very interested to see pictures and information from real belladonna
selections (not hybrids)

probably other members will also love to see pictures from the results of
your crossings

Maybe you can upload some with flickr or picasa


2011/11/12 Seth J. Wingate <seth@svn.net>

> Hello Roland,
> I do have about 150 special selections planted in another area of the
> property.  However, these have yet to bloom.  The A. belladonnas that I
> mentioned have been growing and multiplying on a hillside here for at
> least 45-50 years.  They were planted by the previous owner, and they
> are the standard type (although they are a deeper pink color some
> years).  For example, we had a very rainy winter in 2010 and the bulbs
> were a very beautiful rich pink this blooming season (i.e., 2011).  I
> normally do some careful hand pollination with crinum and nerine pollen,
> but this year life was so busy that the bees did all the work.
> Best,
> Blanca
> Point Reyes, California
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