George Zammas' hybrids

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by annafl, Aug 19, 2015.

Banner funded expressly in recognition and support of Tropiscape.

  1. annafl

    annafl Esteemed Member

    Recently Tim posted on some of George's hybrids, some of which originated over 10 years ago. Because Jerry Schilling inspired me to try hybridizing, I was curious about George's success, so I started asking him questions. I'm a little out of the loop being up north here, so I didn't realize Geoge has a nursery and grows commercially. He sent me a few cell phone photos to show his croton seedlings and I was impressed to say the least! He said it would be ok if I shared them with all of you.

    imagejpeg_0 2.jpg imagejpeg_1.jpg imagejpeg_2.jpg imagejpeg_1 2.jpg imagejpeg_0.jpg
     
    donroberth and Kingdavid like this.
  2. annafl

    annafl Esteemed Member

    Nice, huh? Lastly, I wanted to show the results of his hybridizing. Many of you have seen the beautiful Lyanna Rose, which was named after his daughter. Below is a mass planting of this croton from cuttings. Of course, he had to find an equally worthy cultivar to name for his son, Tristan. Here it is below the Lyannas:

    lyanna rose-3.jpeg Tristan-3.jpg
     
    Moose, donroberth, Kingdavid and 2 others like this.

Share This Page