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177mm Broadleaf
« on: May 30, 2007, 11:12:05 »
Here is a picture of Don Todd Holding a 7 inch wide or 177mm wide clivia.This clone was one of Joe Solomones personal privet collections that he obtained from Germany dont quote me as to it came from Germany.I do not know the story that well.
Any way this is a true monster for a broad leaf. The bloom spike well let just say it is a monster also.I do not have pictures of the bloom spike sorry.I just thought people would like to see this one.
I was helping Don Todd take offsets that were 1 and a half years old and they were already 93mm wide or 3 3/4 inches wide this is a very vigorius clivia.visitors can't see pics , please register or login

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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2007, 12:05:45 »
Hi Ray,
I hope this does not sound stupid but what's the colour of the flower please? It will also be interesting to know the length of the longest leaf so that it will give us an idea of the length to width ratio.

Ever tried breeding that with a broad leaved Chinese clivia?
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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2007, 12:07:21 »
That is an amazing plant indeed, WOW!!!
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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2007, 12:39:28 »
Hi Ray,

If you were removing offsets I hope that you managed to get one!  An amazing plant indeed!
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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2007, 14:03:12 »
Magic plant ! Are any of those offsets up for grabs ?

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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2007, 19:12:50 »
Very, very nice indeed.

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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2007, 19:52:15 »
Sorry all 5 offsets were taken off at the 5 to 6 leaf stage.They were sold well in advance.
The bloom spike was dark red orange.If anyone is interested I can make a list for the next offsets but that will be sometime.
Now there is another way to get a offset contact Tom Wells the vice President of the North American Clivia Society and he might make a order to Joe Solomones to order offsets of this clivia.The last price I know was 600.00 U.S for small offset or for Super already bloomed or close to it 1000.00 to 1500.00 U.S. Tell Him it is one of Joe Solomones 7 inch wide clivia he will know which one it is.
Also Joe Dana of the U.S. I think has offsets for sale.
Tell them both Ray Medrano told you.GOOD LUCK

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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2007, 20:01:55 »
OK the leaves are 3 feet long and 7 inches wide one leaf is 7 1/2 inches wide and the clivia is still getting wider as it ages.
At The North American Clivia show here in the U.S. this year Tom Wells brought a clivia from this breeding of Joe Solomones that was a short leaf of this monster clivia the leaves were as wide as the original but shorter the leaves on the shorter clivia was about 2 Feet and the flowers were dark red orange.

John Ingram,Can you post the pictures of this clivia so everyone can see.He was taking pictures of the show for the society.

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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2007, 21:48:39 »
Amazing plant

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« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2007, 03:22:13 »
Amazing indeed!!!!
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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2012, 19:50:17 »
Bump
One of my favourite plants.

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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2012, 21:45:05 »
Thanks Roger,

Well worth the revisit.

I wonder if any offsets made it back home to South Africa?

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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2012, 11:05:36 »
Fantie  ;) you mean back home to Germany  :poke:
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Re: 177mm Broadleaf
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2012, 13:00:37 »
Home is where the Heart is   :good:

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« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2012, 13:31:02 »
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