New Moraea hybrids, 2016

Dennis Kramb dkramb@badbear.com
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 11:26:18 PDT
those are simply spectacular!  i wish i could grow them in my garden in
Ohio!

Dennis in Cincinnati


On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 1:37 PM, Michael Mace <michaelcmace@gmail.com>
wrote:

> (My apologies to those who are interested only in species; please move
> along
> to the next post.)
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> I've posted photos of the 2016 results from my Moraea hybridization
> experiments. My favorite new hybrids this year are:
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> --An exuberantly freckled flower from a cross between Moraea 'Zoe' and M.
> atropunctata,
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> --A flower with a double-ring bullseye pattern in the center (Moraea
> villosa
> X bellendenii), and
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> --A cross between Moraea gigandra and M. neopavonia, which produced a very
> large orange-purple flower with a hypnotic light blue eye.
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> You can see photos of these and a few other highlights here:
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> http://bit.ly/1ZGQZJm/
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> I also updated my notes on which Moraea species can cross, here:
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> http://bit.ly/1WJGmY9/
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> I am a total amateur at this plant breeding stuff, and would welcome any
> advice or suggestions.
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> Thanks,
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> Mike
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