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Anthony Darby

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Primula May 2007
« on: May 28, 2007, 09:23:21 PM »
Here is a lovely species: Primula flaccida.
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2007, 11:22:43 PM »
One of my favourites and relatively long-lived, within its section. And oh, the perfumme.....!
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2007, 12:00:17 AM »
Beautiful!
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2007, 02:03:52 AM »
Looks like I'll have to put another one on the list! Wow.

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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2007, 08:10:47 AM »
Wow ! what a great looking Primula Anthony !
Never seen it before !
It will be going on my wants list !
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2007, 05:10:06 PM »
Anthony,
Primula flaccida is simply beautiful. Thanks
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2007, 09:01:09 PM »
I have some new season's seed if anyone is interested. Carlo? Luc? anyone else? It was harvested around March and has been packeted up ready for seedlists but is better as fresh as possible so.....It germinates well.
Lesley Cox - near Dunedin, lower east coast, South Island of New Zealand - Zone 9

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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2007, 11:10:06 PM »
What a disappointment. In a moment of idle curiosity I decided to cross pollinate Primula Aire Mist with P. Wharfedale Bluebell parents shown below. How jolly diappointing to see the first progeny to flower. Perhaps the others will be better but I don't hold out much hope.
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2007, 01:09:24 AM »
John, whatever are you moaning about? Maybe the colours aren't true but surely the seedling shows potential? Maybe a second generation will be of interest? i.e. the seedlings from the pink seedling? (assuming it's fertile of course). If the colour of the seedling pic is true, it's a lovely clear pink and maybe it will grow to have the same flower power as `Aire Mist.' Or how about trying the reverse cross? Don't throw out the seedlings just yet.
Lesley Cox - near Dunedin, lower east coast, South Island of New Zealand - Zone 9

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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2007, 08:27:07 PM »
John, maybe it's because I lack your experience but I would have been very happy had I produced your seedling. Well worth persevering with I would have thought.
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2007, 08:20:42 PM »
Anthony, I nearly missed your Primula flaccida, what a cracker. If you ever have any seed to spare I could find it a good home :o
David Nicholson
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2007, 10:18:09 PM »
I'll send you some tomoprrow David.
Lesley Cox - near Dunedin, lower east coast, South Island of New Zealand - Zone 9

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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2007, 10:57:37 AM »
Anthony,

Only caught this now. A beautiful plant.

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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2007, 07:07:03 PM »
I'll send you some tomoprrow David.

Lesley, thanks very much, you are a Gem.
David Nicholson
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Re: Primula May 2007
« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2007, 11:26:14 PM »
Well, tomorrow's come and gone. Have to be tomorrow now :D (Monday).
Lesley Cox - near Dunedin, lower east coast, South Island of New Zealand - Zone 9

 


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