Habranthus/Zephyranthes crosses

Shaun Douglas sd142@iprimus.com.au
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:05:30 PDT
Mike, I would surely be interested in Hanranthua and Zephyranthes even if they could possibly be crossed 
I am growing a Hippeastrum and looking at other genera to fill in areas that could. E of interest
Good luck 

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> On 22 Jul 2017, at 12:22 pm, Michael Kent <kenttoto@gmail.com> wrote:
> With the extreme amount of rainfall (in this area) this summer, most of my
> rain lilies are blooming non-stop. Earlier today, my Habranthus robustus
> (10" pot) had about 30 blooms, in various stages.
> Unfortunately, my growing space is limited. So in an area measuring about
> 15' x 20', I have pots of H. robustus, H. martinezii, Cooperanthes
> hortensis (Received this as a freebie when ordering bulbs - internet says
> name not valid - see attached picture. It looks like H. robustus except the
> petal exterior  is blushed red, not pink, and the bloom is slightly
> smaller.), Z. candida, Z. chlorosolen, Z. citrina, Z. grandiflora, Z.
> jonesii, Z. smallii, and Z. primulina.
> Several seed pods are already developing. Would anyone be interested in the
> resulting seeds (if I sent them in to the SX)? I can indicate which species
> is the seed parent, but pollen parent could be any of the above.
> Mike
> Finger Lakes (Western NY) - where the ducks have finally been able to find
> enough dry land to hatch a few ducklings.
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