Hippeastrum seedling success!

Dennis Kramb dkramb@badbear.com
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:42:57 PDT
It bloomed!  My baby finally bloomed!  <3


The colors are very subdued.  I like the top part being pale green.  I
don't like it nearly as much as I like 'Germa' but this is my baby & I'll
cherish it nonetheless.

Dennis in Cincinnati

On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 8:27 PM, Dennis Kramb <dkramb@badbear.com> wrote:

> My first (and only) cross of Hippeastrum was H. parodii 'Germa' x H.
> 'Santa Rosa'.  I made the cross in 2010.  I sent most of the seeds to the
> PBS BX 274 but I kept a few for myself and sowed them.
> Here is the excerpt from that BX offering:  "Seeds of  Hippeastrum parodii
> 'Germa' (pod parent) x H. 'Santa Rosa' (pollen parent).  Germa has
> tubular yellow flowers.  Santa Rosa has unusual white & red flowers with
> reddish stems and dark red ovaries (when a pod parent)."
> As of today I have 2 surviving plants, and the first one is now sending up
> a bloom stalk.  I'm stoked!  :-)  I'll share pics as soon as the bloom
> opens up.  I'm guessing 1 to 2 weeks.
> Did anybody else grow my seeds and get any blooms yet?  I'd love to see
> your pics.
> Loving it!
> Dennis in Cincinnati

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