Moraea MM 10-13

The parents.   Seed parent: Moraea MM 03-04a (aristata x calcicola)   X   Pollen parent: Moraea villosa (probably form C)

Moraea MM-03-04a (aristata × calcicola), Michael MaceX Moraea villosa form C, Michael Mace

The offspring

Moraea MM 10-13a (MM 03-04a (aristata x calcicola) X villosa c), Michael MaceMoraea MM 10-13b (MM 03-04a (aristata x calcicola) X villosa c), Michael Mace

MM 10-13a (first photo) is a nice respectable-looking flower. MM 10-13b (second photo) is a bit darker in the eye, and there may be a bit more veining in the tepals (hard to tell from the photo).

This isn't a spectacular cross, but I think it's an improvement over the seed parent. The flowers are a bit larger and whiter, and the eye is more brightly colored. I like the very flat tepals of this one, compared to the reflexed ones of many Moraea species.

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