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emma T

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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2017, 07:22:27 PM »
Twilight looks great in the photo
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2017, 08:16:03 PM »
Thanks Emma, unfortunately it did not like being dug up last year for a swap at all and I am keeping my fingers crossed that I still have one.
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2017, 08:50:04 PM »
A wonderful  idea to list and show all the yellows, Brian!

Are ´Audrey Vockins´and ´Günter´s Geist´considered to be different clones? Once they were suspected to be the same, I think.

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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2017, 08:59:42 PM »
Yes, I think you are correct Mariette, will indicate this.
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #19 on: January 25, 2017, 07:09:00 AM »
´Feodora´by Nicolas Top may be added, it´s still grown by some collectors in Germany and quite nice.

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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #20 on: January 25, 2017, 10:10:26 AM »
Excellent, thank you Mariette. 

I realise that this list actually contains several types of snowdrop, the Yellows, the GRYMs (Green receptacle yellow mark) - my favourite group, the Ethereal - very pale like the 'Estonian Spirit' group, changelings such as Schorbuser Irrlicht which becomes more yellow as the season progresses and those which are 'tinted' such as 'Anglesey Aurora' which have another tint. I will have a think and try and put the ones I know into a sub-section later on.
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2017, 11:00:53 AM »
Thanks Emma, unfortunately it did not like being dug up last year for a swap at all and I am keeping my fingers crossed that I still have one.


I'm hoping to grab a twilight at Myddleton
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #22 on: January 25, 2017, 11:58:04 AM »


I'm hoping to grab a twilight at Myddleton

Nothing like a grab in the twilight Em  ;D
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #23 on: January 25, 2017, 01:21:14 PM »
Haha  ;D I don't intend to start queuing at twilight for Myddleton!
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2017, 03:30:35 PM »
Some pictures from Hagen - many thanks:  'Chadwick's Cream' (on the right), 'Das Gelbe vom Ei', 'Golden Chalice'
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2017, 03:32:55 PM »
...and some more. 'Ilse Bilse', 'Schorbuser Irrlicht' and 'Schorbuser Lampion' - now added to list.
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2017, 03:40:03 PM »
Must say that the pix of Hagen's yellows and those of Anne W have changed my mind about yellows. Anne's are robust little chaps, and I hope one day to be able to have  them in the garden. Otherwise I'm still thinking about a lottery ticket!

Before Anne's yellows  and the beautiful Elizabeth Harrison, the few  yellows tried  have proved  very  feeble here.
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #27 on: January 25, 2017, 05:04:17 PM »

Before Anne's yellows  and the beautiful Elizabeth Harrison, the few  yellows tried  have proved  very  feeble here.

You can rely on Anne's yellows Maggi, very robust, some others are unreliable in terms of colour and robustness!

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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2017, 07:50:21 PM »
Perhaps it would be wise to quote Gunter Waldorf in this thread for the inexperienced grower of yellows.  He  writes in his book ‘Snowdrops’ when describing some of the yellow varieties, that ‘the colour becomes more intense in its second year after planting in situ’.  It follows that some varieties would need to settle down again once replanted from splitting/moving/swapping which goes for lots of the snowdrops which have unusual marking.
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Re: Yellow Snowdrops
« Reply #29 on: January 25, 2017, 08:16:45 PM »
I'll plough on with some more pictures of GRYM snowdrops. 'Anita' and 'Chameleon' - well named for, as it ages it changes colour as you can see in the second picture.
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