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Maggi Young

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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #30 on: March 17, 2011, 10:48:29 AM »
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I wrote an article on growing Erythroniums from seed in the Rock Garden. It is bigger than the permitted attachment on the forum but I can send you it as a PDF file if you would like.

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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2011, 03:15:22 PM »
Guff, we have americanum with yellow anthers, brown anthers and dark maroony-pruple anthers... only colours we haven't seen is really pale yellow/cream/white.

Maggi.........does this qualify as pale yellow or not. i thought at first that this was E.rostratum as it is completely devoid of red spots and has yellow anthers, but I have it on good authority that this is definitely E.americanum
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2011, 03:22:34 PM »
..and another shot of the purple-anthered E. americanum
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2011, 03:35:23 PM »
Guff, we have americanum with yellow anthers, brown anthers and dark maroony-pruple anthers... only colours we haven't seen is really pale yellow/cream/white.

Maggi.........does this qualify as pale yellow or not. i thought at first that this was E.rostratum as it is completely devoid of red spots and has yellow anthers, but I have it on good authority that this is definitely E.americanum

No Alan, that's  a clear yellow  non-spotty americanum. The "pale yellow" would be really pale, creamy coloured. 
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2011, 03:49:51 PM »
OK Maggi....I'll let you know if I find one !!!! Must be one around here somewhere.
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #35 on: March 17, 2011, 04:22:12 PM »
OK Maggi....I'll let you know if I find one !!!! Must be one around here somewhere.
Well, you would think so, wouldn't you?
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #36 on: March 17, 2011, 07:25:28 PM »
Many thanks Ian and Maggi, I've saved them to a file.
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #37 on: March 19, 2011, 02:56:43 AM »
For those of you in the vicinity of Salem, Oregon, the "2011 Erythronium Festival" is scheduled for next weekend.  See http://www.historicdeepwoodestate.org/historic/estate/calendar_event/378/ for a schedule of events.  Unfortunately there may not actually be any Erythroniums blooming by next weekend.  Our weather has been unusually cold and rainy lately, and I still don't have any open flowers, not even of the earliest western species (E. hendersonii and E. tuolumnense), just buds.  This year we are more than 2 weeks behind the flowering times of last year.  But of course last year was unusually early.

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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #38 on: March 26, 2011, 07:59:06 PM »
Here my first Erythronium for this spring,
E.caucasicum
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #39 on: March 26, 2011, 08:43:38 PM »
I only grow 3 different Erythroniums - Snowgoose, dens- canis and citrinum var. roderickii. Snowgoose isnt up so far this year, most dens-canis have extra petals and citrinum var. roderickii hasnt got a flower bud.
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #40 on: March 27, 2011, 12:58:43 PM »
E. dens-canis 'Charmer' in flower today.
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #41 on: March 28, 2011, 05:22:19 PM »
My first one of the season

Erythronium 'White Beauty'

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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #42 on: March 28, 2011, 09:27:24 PM »
Here's two from me !


E. tuolumnense

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E. hendersonii
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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #43 on: March 30, 2011, 06:23:34 PM »
Nice photos of Erythronium tuolumnense, Luc.  This just confirms for me what I said when you posted photos last year, that your patch of E. tuolumnense looks much more like the wild plants (at least the ones I have seen) than the various clones I have obtained through commercial sources.  Yours appear to have larger flowers with the tepals more strongly curved/reflexed.  I also see some newly germinating seedlings in the foreground of the first photo!  This emphasizes to me the value of propagation by seed.  The commercially available clones have probably been increased by division of bulb offsets, so selection has perhaps been more for vegetative vigor rather than good flower form.

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Re: Erythronium 2011
« Reply #44 on: March 30, 2011, 07:56:45 PM »
Very nice erythroniums Luc.
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