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Offline Bridget Randall

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red C caulescens
« on: November 07, 2012, 12:33:55 »
Two photos of our red C caulescens.  It flowers each year, but produces rather weak looking seedlings, it possibly needs to be crossed with another, but not too sure how dominant the red colour is.  It was grown from a seedling given to us and has not yet produced any side shoots.

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Re: red C caulescens
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2012, 12:44:38 »
I love it...just love the red ovaries and pedicels.

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Re: red C caulescens
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2012, 14:24:11 »
Very Cool Bridget !!!

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Re: red C caulescens
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2012, 16:37:07 »
Very special one, Bridget,

Nothing other "dark red" to hand for pollinating.
How are the seedlings looking, are they strong pigmented?

However, thanks for sharing.
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Re: red C caulescens
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2012, 20:16:05 »
Very nice Red with the green tips. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: red C caulescens
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2012, 09:11:16 »
Hi Joerg,  the seedlings are no different from seedlings of the same age as a normal caulescens, ie nothing like a caulescens x mirabilis cross which are seriously dark.  I had thought about crossing with a very red nobilis to increase the flower count or with a broader leaf caulescens if it opens in time.

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Re: red C caulescens
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2012, 18:33:04 »
Thanks for your answer Bridget,

Please keep us updated.
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