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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #585 on: January 02, 2019, 12:52:51 PM »
707.200 : NARCISSUS TORTIFOLIUS Spain, Almeria, Sierra de los Filabres. 400m. JWB02-02 (A remarkable species, described
in 1977. A local endemic of hot, gypsum hills, introduced by John in 1986. Possibly closest to N. dubius, it may have originated
by hybridization between Sections Tazetta & Jonquillae. Quite dwarf with creamy, clustered flowers & short twisted glaucous
leaves, lying flat on the ground. Desirable but slow-growing & difficult to flower in cultivation in the UK.)

  Seeds from: NEWSLETTER & SEED LIST / AUGUST, 2003
  Sowing: Jan. 2004
  Germinating: Nov. 2004
  First blooming: 02 Jan. 2019
  Pictures: 02 Jan. 2019
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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #586 on: January 02, 2019, 03:26:58 PM »
Super to see more plants  still being grown from Archibald seed .
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Primula latifolia raised from Jim Archibald seed many years ago Val Wooley



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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #587 on: January 02, 2019, 03:28:26 PM »
 Bellevallia dubia from JJA coll.- in a polytunnel  always an early one - from  Tim Fuller  via Twitter

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« Reply #588 on: January 09, 2019, 11:15:55 AM »
509.610 : GALANTHUS WORONOWII * No data. Confused with the Aegean G. ikariae for many years, this splendid plant with broad, glossy, green leaves has now been recognized at full specific level in the 1999 Davis account of this confusing genus. Distributed between 70m. & 1400m. altitude in the E of the Black Sea from S Russia through Georgia.

  Seeds from: Jenny Archibald EXCLUSIVE SEEDS : JANUARY 2011
  Sowing: Dec. 2011
  First blooming: 07 Jan. 2019
  Pictures: 09 Jan. 2019
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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #589 on: January 09, 2019, 03:56:38 PM »
From Viv Condon in Australia: I don’t think Primula mollis from Archibald seed has been put on this site, collection number 4,624.010 - sorry I have not made a note in my book of the date I received the seed. We have had a dry winter here and a lovely moist summer so far, so this plant has set plenty of seed which I will put on the SRGC seed exchange. It is a very beautiful Primula and does not mind our heat and everyone has asked what it is, even a recent Japanese visitor. John Richards in his book on Primula does not speak kindly of it, but I have to disagree with him as it is a very beautiful Primula for shaded garden conditions. I will be putting this on our local blog so that people can learn more about it.
I can’t help but miss Jim and Jenny Archibald's list, I felt it would go on for ever. There is nothing that even come close to that wonderful fresh collected seed that they distributed.

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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #590 on: Today at 03:49:28 PM »
 "An Iris reichenbachii plant raised from Archibald seed. A striking specimen vigorous and floriferous."



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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #591 on: Today at 03:53:24 PM »
Crocus ancyrensis - from  YT

Crocus ancyrensis, JJA340.007 Turkey, Bolu, above Abant Gölü.1





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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #592 on: Today at 03:55:26 PM »
more Crocus from YT

Crocus danfordiae, yellow form, JJA344.204 Turkey, N of Kazan. 1500m.

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Re: Pictures of plants you are growing from Archibald seed
« Reply #593 on: Today at 03:56:58 PM »
From Adrian Cooper ....
Helleborus vesicarius - these were sown in 2012 from JJA seed

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