Hippeastrum 2017

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Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » March 3rd, 2017, 9:46 am

Both bloomed on 2/3/2017
The winner

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » March 8th, 2017, 12:29 pm

Orange Jewel, not a full double but presentable.

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by farah fayyaz » March 8th, 2017, 3:29 pm

It's more than presentable

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Izhar » March 8th, 2017, 7:17 pm

One question Sir, have you experienced cross of H.papilio with any other??

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » March 9th, 2017, 10:57 am

Izhar wrote:One question Sir, have you experienced cross of H.papilio with any other??
My previous attempts were a failure (flakes only no viable seed), this year I will try again.
Last one is looking better on second day.

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Papillio will be in bloom in two days.

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » March 10th, 2017, 6:05 pm

Izhar wrote:One question Sir, have you experienced cross of H.papilio with any other??
The Papillo has opened but not yet fully. I would be dusting pollen on all extra large ones.

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Izhar » March 10th, 2017, 7:45 pm

Pollen from Charisma... swelling nicely...
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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » March 10th, 2017, 8:54 pm

Charisma on Papillio ? I hope you get viable seeds.

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Izhar » March 10th, 2017, 9:08 pm

Yes sir... inter-specie cross

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Re: Hippeastrum 2017

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » March 11th, 2017, 7:26 pm

Izhar wrote:Yes sir... inter-specie cross
Papillio pods gave me lots of seeds which were not fertile.

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