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Michael J Campbell

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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2010, 09:21:32 AM »
Luc,no it is in the greenhouse. It is still -5C here at night but wall to wall sunshine all day for a change,it is about a month since we have had any sunshine until yesterday

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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2010, 08:03:12 PM »
A very nice link, thanks Miriam. In similar websites I always go to "I" for Iris and have a little fix of the species pictured. Israel's offering is among the finest of course. I was very surprised to see there too, Imperata cylindrica which I grow in the 'Red Baron' selection (or is it just a name attached to make marketing easier?) I always thought it was a Japanese plant. ???
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2010, 11:33:08 AM »
Michael:

I just completed an attached  greenhouse.  Could you give a rundown of temperatures you use in your greenhouse.

I plan to grow some South African and Central Asian bulbs.

Arnold
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13 inches of snow here

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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2010, 02:46:01 PM »
Arnold, I keep my greenhouse with the South African bulbs open all the time (Door, roof lights, and louvers both sides)except when frost is forecast. Then I close up everything and set a little fan heater at between 4 and 6C. It is on a time switch and is only on from 1700 hrs in the evening until 900 hrs in the morning. The other greenhouse has the same arrangement but the heater is set at 1C, just enough for frost protection.
Most winters here I don't need the heaters at all, but this year has been exceptionally cold.

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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2010, 03:06:34 AM »
Michael:

Thanks so much. I like the idea of a timer.  Our weather here is much colder.

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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #20 on: February 15, 2010, 08:37:12 PM »
Amana edulis

I have only a single clone so would be delighted to swap pollen if anyone is interested.
Ashley Allshire, Cork, Ireland

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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #21 on: February 15, 2010, 08:43:26 PM »
It looks splendid in but Ashley !!  :o
Don't forget to post another picture when it opens !!  8)
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #22 on: February 15, 2010, 08:47:16 PM »
Well flowered Ashley.
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #23 on: February 15, 2010, 08:48:44 PM »
I don't think ours are even showing above the soil yet!

I was thinking the buds were like well-marked crocus...... :D
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #24 on: February 15, 2010, 09:51:21 PM »
'Will do Luc, although I usually find that it opens only a little before going over.

Well if it's too early Maggi then I'll freeze pollen in case anyone wants some later.  In the meantime I'll keep fingers crossed for a PM ;)

Does anyone grow any of the other Amana species?

 
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #25 on: February 15, 2010, 11:57:12 PM »
I only grow A. edulis, but still under snow and ground level  :(
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #26 on: February 18, 2010, 10:58:19 AM »
My first tulip of the year - and a favourite.
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2010, 06:25:28 PM »
Two species of tulipa are in bloom at the moment in the Negev desert;
T. biflora, common at the higher elevations from 800-1000m
T. systola, a stunner red color that can be noticed from miles away...
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Tivon, in the lower Galilee, north Israel.
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #28 on: February 19, 2010, 06:37:42 PM »
Two species of fulipa are in bloom at the moment in the Negev desert;
T. biflora, common at the higher elevations from 800-1000m
T. systola, a stunner red color that can be noticed from miles away...


Stunning!  Both are stunning.  Love those Tulipa species with crinkly-edged leaves.  What's the showy pink-flowered plant behind T. systola, is it a Cistus?  What elevation can T. systola be found? (thinking about what the hardiness possibilities might be).
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Re: Tulipa 2010
« Reply #29 on: February 19, 2010, 06:39:16 PM »
Great pics oron !!
I saw T. biflora in Syria, but T. stylosa is fantastic ! What a color contrast with the ground  :o

I think the pink flowers is an Helianthemum.
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