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Offline Altha

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Athri Wessels Keeled
« on: June 20, 2010, 16:59:47 »
Hi everyone

This plant I got a few years ago from Athri Wessels in Louis Trichardt and its flowering at the moment.

It has flowered consistently with this trait for the last four years.

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Re: Athri Wessels Keeled
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2010, 17:01:57 »
Special  Altha !!!

Would you put us down on your offset list.

I`m sure it`s a LOOOOONG list.

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Re: Athri Wessels Keeled
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2010, 18:18:14 »
Lovely Altha ! Thanks for sharing .

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Re: Athri Wessels Keeled
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2010, 18:25:34 »
This is probably my architecture brain talking but I'm of the opinion that the keel/crest adds extra dimention to the presentation of the flower and is more attractive than the polytepal form of the plant. Hence it is a form i seek out. If it is 100% of the flowers and persistent then so much the better. Does anyone have records of the breeding pattern of this phenomenon? It obviously "popped up" in Athri's breeding since I know she has worked with a restricted gene pool.

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Re: Athri Wessels Keeled
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2010, 18:53:14 »
Very special, Altha and interesting to read, that it shows this keeled (inner) petals consistently since four years. I would be most interested in some seeds, if you have some available later. Please take me in mind. Kind regards, Joerg
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Re: Athri Wessels Keeled
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2010, 07:58:50 »
Thanks to everyone for the possitive replies. Yes all the flowers are keeled. Joerg, will keep you in mind for seeds. Altha

 


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