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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #165 on: April 04, 2010, 07:42:58 PM »
Thanks, Gerry. The shape of the flower never changed and the inside of the petals was also darker with similar striations to some of my F.pinardii.  ??? 
Flowering here in the xeric garden from a recovered bulb is F.montana (?)
One I posted last year as F.frankiorum, but which I now think may be forbesii
and one I thought might be F.messanensis, but the flowers seem too 'boxy' compared to the ones I have elsewhere in the garden.
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #166 on: April 06, 2010, 05:15:49 PM »
One of Fritillarias collected in Iran. Collected at road junction to Asad Abad. Only on very tops of small hills. alt. 2000 m. 35.00.415 N; 48.07.184 E.
Still without name. Can some help?
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #167 on: April 06, 2010, 06:19:52 PM »
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Still without name. Can some help?

To me it looks like 'burnished gold' (Oro brunito)
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #168 on: April 08, 2010, 04:19:56 AM »
Fritillaria pudica was in bloom today, complete with lily beetle (which I hand squish) ;D

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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #169 on: April 08, 2010, 09:09:52 AM »
Looking good, Mark. I suppose the Lily Beetle is fair trade for Colorado Beetle   ;)
This is the inside of my possibloe F.kotschyana candidate- the nectaries are small and circular and quite had to photograph. Also flowering here is F.thunbergii, which has been above ground since February and has put up with several storm storms.
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #170 on: April 08, 2010, 07:36:25 PM »
Also flowering here now- could this be the 'real' F.ruthenica?
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #171 on: April 08, 2010, 07:52:39 PM »
I received a bulb in 2007 labeled Fritillaria imperialis 'Aureomarginata'.  This year it is getting ready to bloom, 2 photos uploaded.  It is obviously not "Aureomarginata", but the leaves are rather handsome, light silvery color.  I wonder what it'll be like when flowering.  I'll post again when in flower.
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #172 on: April 08, 2010, 08:14:06 PM »
Mark
I suspect you have a white form of Fritillaria persica there, the cultivar name 'Ivory Bells' has been applied to one.

We will know for sure when the flowers appear.
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #173 on: April 08, 2010, 08:39:26 PM »
Also flowering here now- could this be the 'real' F.ruthenica?

Could be Simon. The leaves look more-or-less right.
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #174 on: April 08, 2010, 09:34:47 PM »
A very small plant.
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #175 on: April 08, 2010, 09:55:13 PM »
Thanks Gerry.
Well done Mark- certainly a trade up on F.imperialis.
Arnold, is your F.aurea a F.crassifolia?
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #176 on: April 08, 2010, 10:33:35 PM »
Arnold, nice frit, whatever it's identity is.
Simon, I like the thunbergii... most attractive.

The record-tying hot weather yesterday (86 F, 30 C) is bringing blooms along fast and furious.  Even with the heat yesterday, Fritillaria pudica was looking very fresh, so I couldn't help but post another photo.

The only other frit in bloom now... a first blooming, is F. carica.  It is tiny tiny, less than 3" (7.5 cm) tall. Judging from this small patch, there are young ones coming along, so I assume this will get a little bigger as the bulbs mature?  How tall should I expect it to grow at maturity?

Oops, posted the same photo of F. pudica twice... duh ::)  Updated with the photo I meant to upload.
« Last Edit: April 09, 2010, 06:06:57 PM by TheOnionMan »
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #177 on: April 08, 2010, 10:42:09 PM »
 McMark: 30 degrees? In April?? That's ludicrous, shouldn't be allowed! >:(

As to your F. carica... if it proves a robust form it may make 6inches..... it's a sweet thing.


Arnold: not an aurea, I don't think... a crassifiolia is a possibility, as Gerry suggests.... those devils get everywhere!
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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #178 on: April 09, 2010, 01:42:25 AM »
 
Arnold, is your F.aurea a F.crassifolia?
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I think you may be correct. There was a nearby label with Fritillaria crassifolia kurdica.

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Re: Fritillaria 2010
« Reply #179 on: April 09, 2010, 05:23:48 PM »
Latest flowering here at the moment
Frit Ariana
Frit Gibbosa
Frit Euboica
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