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Hans J

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unusual flower colors
« on: January 16, 2009, 02:02:37 PM »
 Hi all ,

 in this time I have in my greenhouse some interesting colored flowers :

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Gethyum atropurpureum

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Lachenalia aloides var. quadricolor

 All this plants are not bougth on Ebay  ;D
 they are from nice forum friends  :D

 Thanks my friends
Hans
« Last Edit: January 22, 2009, 08:21:45 PM by Hans J »
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2009, 02:07:06 PM »
Terrific stuff Hans.
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2009, 02:22:13 PM »
Carlo ,

Yes -it is real nice to have such color after two weeks of real cold and frosty wether ....the spring comes ( for us from northern hemispheres ) ...the days are a little bit longer !
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2009, 02:22:54 PM »
Lovely Hans. I had too look up the Gethyum, hadn't heard of it before, what an interesting colour.
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2009, 02:26:05 PM »
Bob Brown used to sell Gethyun
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2009, 02:30:43 PM »
David ,

we can swap - not nessecary to buy it !
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2009, 02:34:48 PM »
Thanks Hans, we will see what we both have to spare at re-potting time.
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2009, 02:39:22 PM »
Great pictures Hans. 
Gethyum atropurpureum is also on this year's seedex (#1682) and I was delighted to get some seed 8)
Let me know if you'd like a share David.  
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2009, 03:06:05 PM »
Ashley, I'd love a few if you can spare them. Are you interested in a few bulbils of Calochortus barbatus in exchange?
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2009, 03:54:58 PM »
No problem David.  I've sent you a PM.
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2009, 04:10:30 PM »
Hans, amazing plants! did they get seeds usually?

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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2009, 04:16:13 PM »
Alberto ,

I have received the Lachenalia in last year summer -so I have no expierience .
With the Gethyum I'm not shure ...maybe they are all the same clone
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2009, 04:26:41 PM »
Gethyum atropurpureum is also on this year's seedex (#1682) and I was delighted to get some seed 8)


Unfortunately I probably don't have enough to split my portion of seed three ways Alberto, but it's also listed by JJA Seeds (http://www.jjaseeds.com/).
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2009, 04:31:33 PM »
Hans an d Alberto,

I think the right name is Lachenalia aloides var. quadricolor.
I have received seeds from Saunders in S.A, they are in flower now after 3 years and have many bulblets too,
it is an easy plant to grow.
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Re: unusual flower colors
« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2009, 04:39:52 PM »
Hi Oron ,

thank you for correction - I have the name changed !

I have really no idea about Lachenalia - this bulbs are a present of a nice friends and so I have tried it to grow .
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