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Re: MIRABILIS........slower than a wet week!!!!!!
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2008, 14:34:59 »
nice seedlings, Ernst. They look very healthy  :love1:
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« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2008, 03:26:56 »
It look like nobilis they are, mine are pushing 2.5 years some have 6 leaves and very purple bases, very stiff and rough leaves...........Humus
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« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2008, 00:27:29 »
Hi Humus,
did you ever find out whether your seedlings are nobilis or mirabilis?
I ask because I got a plant which look exactly like your seedlings and as I have nobilis and mirabilis I am not able to decide what this one is.

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« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2008, 02:46:27 »
Hi Renate, having seen photo`s of both types they are nobilis.....Humus
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« Reply #19 on: October 14, 2010, 23:38:34 »
Will take some new photo`s soon....Still looks very similar to the one Harry is selling on Oz eBay...........Humus.......
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« Reply #20 on: October 15, 2010, 00:04:11 »
I've grown and flowered nobilis seed from James and Connie that is identical  to your first photo Hugh
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« Reply #21 on: October 15, 2010, 06:55:31 »
I can't wait to see the update on this one! 
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« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2010, 08:43:02 »
Here are a couple of images of C mirabilis seedlings and one of C nobilis for comparison:

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Please note that the size of nobilis seeds are often about a third to quarter of the size of normal miniata seeds whereas that of mirabilis is about the same size as normal miniata seeds.

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« Reply #23 on: October 16, 2010, 01:42:42 »
Are many growers adding Robusta genes to their Miniata breed programs???.......I`m going to........at this rate they are going to flower in 3 years.....................Humus...........

Hi Hugh

If you go for Robusta x Miniata.....do the reverse X and put Robusta onto Miniata. Guaranteed flowers in 3 years from planting seeds and excellent results for a F1 Interspec!!

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« Reply #24 on: October 16, 2010, 01:49:23 »
Is that for real Louis????

You're gettin me too excited here now.
I got miniata X robusta seedpods formed here.

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« Reply #25 on: October 16, 2010, 02:33:42 »
Hi Maria

As real as can be :D! I think this is general knowledge by now - there was an article by Carrie about Allan Tait's Coromandel x Robusta Interspecs in one of the quartely newsletters and I have posted his seedlist and mine, together on the Forum this year.

I got my 1st plants from him in 2008 and called them "Corobi's" (Cor(omandel) + rob(usta) + i(nterspec)). I have done my 1st F2 X's in 2008 and 2009. My 1st F2 seedlings of 2009 (2008 X's) will be for sale soon (very limited quantities).

Check out this [link=topic=13206.msg93867#msg93867 date=1281836369] to view the plants I have offered for sale this year ::)

YES - also got my 1st variegated Interspec seedlings from these X's :woohoo:
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« Reply #26 on: February 15, 2011, 05:18:09 »
Over 5 years old..and still a couple of years from flowering.............

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« Reply #27 on: February 15, 2011, 08:05:57 »
These are certainly some of the best looking 5year old Mirabilis seedlings I have seen! :clap:

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« Reply #28 on: February 15, 2011, 08:08:59 »
I agree Carrie.

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« Reply #29 on: February 15, 2011, 08:22:03 »
The odds are they are C nobilis.........they may grow faster....
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