Another new Crinum hybrid

Jay Yourch
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 04:58:18 PDT
I rushed to judgement on this one, its flowers don't open wide until the
second evening.  I've added a second picture showing the day old and fresh
flowers together.


On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Jay Yourch <> wrote:

> This bulb's debut is significantly less exciting than the Crinum 'Lady
> Chameleon'  × C. 'Mrs. James Hendry' I announced on Friday.  This bulb's
> seed parent is C. amoenum and its pollen parent is C. 'Super Ellen'.  I was
> pleased to see the highly colored buds, but upon opening it revealed narrow
> petals and a trumpet shape, which is not an attractive combination.  It may
> improve some as it matures, but so far it's the least attractive of the
> three sisters.
> Jay

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