Bongardia chrysogonum

James L. Jones jmsjon664@aol.com
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 14:14:59 PDT
I had good germination with seed from the Berlin Botanic Garden in 1993 but I was only able to keep it going for a couple of years, enough though for at least one bloom.
Jim Jones





-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Taggart <petersirises@gmail.com>
To: Pacific Bulb Society <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 4:52 pm
Subject: Re: [pbs] Bongardia chrysogonum


I believe that it can self pollinate - I have a vague recollection of
occasional seeds set on a plant of mine. Certainly I get selfing on
Gymnospernums, though I now have enough of them that they may cross
pollinate.
Peter (UK)



> Gordon wrote
> >My single plant of Bongardia chrysogonum is in flower at present and I
> >am hoping for seeds to be set,is this likely with only one plant which I
> >believe has hermaphrodite flowers.It has flowered in previous years but
> >has never set seed and this season I have put it out in the open to
> >hopefully have insect pollination as well has some hand pollination to
> >assist.Gordon Julian,Tasmania
>
>


 






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