My Yellows....

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by TikiRick, Nov 13, 2011.

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  1. TikiRick

    TikiRick Well-Known Member

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    Here are some shots of my yellow and green crotons. I know many are not partial to just plain ole yellow and green, but they are beautiful nonetheless.

    Please help me to successfully identify some of these yellows and greens.


    First three: (1) What I call "Easter" until someone can identify it; (2) Fishbone; (3) Peace (the red is from a Rhedii behind it)
     

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  2. TikiRick

    TikiRick Well-Known Member

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    Here are more: (4) Robert Halgrim; (5) Not sure; (6) Not sure; (7) Davis #?; (8) Not sure
     

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  3. TikiRick

    TikiRick Well-Known Member

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    More yet...(9) Not certain; (10) Gold dust; (11) Not sure; (12) Yellow excurans; (13) Playboy; (14) Robert Langlois
     

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  4. TikiRick

    TikiRick Well-Known Member

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    Some more....(15) Not sure; (16) General Pagent (17) Yellow Iceton (18) Eleanor Roosevelt (19) Yellow Duke of Windsor (20) Uncertain; (21) Unknown
     

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  5. TikiRick

    TikiRick Well-Known Member

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    Hold on! Uncertain of most.....
    (22)
    (23)
    (24)
    (25) Johannis
    (26)
    (27)
    (28)
    (29)
     

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    TikiRick Well-Known Member

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    (30) General Marshall?
    (31)
    (32)"Twist and Shout"
    (33)
    (34) Diane
     

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  7. Bullwinkle

    Bullwinkle Esteemed Member

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    My favorite are the green and white varieties,you have a wonderful collection.
     
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  9. Phil Stager

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    6. punctatum ( a sport of aureo macculatum)
    8. Bogoriensis
    14. Long John Bender - a longer leaf form but with identical coloration to John Bender
    15. White eburnum, Andrew, Madagascar
    21. Mortii
    22. king of Siam - a bit of a wierd form but some bigger ones get the wide leaves occassionaly
    24. Mortii
    28. Punctatum
    30. NOT a Gen Marshall
    31. similar to Bogoriensis; was available in big box stores a few years ago
    33. Pride of Winterhaven
     
  10. fawnridge

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    1st group - Easter appears to be what I've been calling Prince Phillip
    2nd group - #5 is Lyrata, #6 is Punctatum, #7 is Davis #3, #8 is Sunny Star (or any variety of other names)
    4th group - #15 is either Eburneum or Andrew (which has another name). #21 appears to be Robert Lavolois
    5th group - #24 also appears to be Robert Lavolois, #25 is not Johannis, #26 is Johannis, #28 is Punctatum, #29 is also Johannis
    6th group - #31 is Bogorienses, #33 is Edwin T Meredith
     
  11. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    Rick - very good thread! :D At first in my embryonic croton disease, I was not a huge fan of the "yellows". As your collection grows, you need these cultivars. If you planted all the "colored" ones only, it overloads the eye and the colors become blurred. Mixing "yellows" and "coloreds" together along with different leaf forms is very pleasing to the eye! :cool:
     
  12. Crazy for Crotons

    Crazy for Crotons Well-Known Member

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    Will someone please convince Jeff that yellows are worthwile.;)
     
  13. Jeff Searle

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    Ohh come on. I like many of them. I'm just not crazy about many of them that "show up", don't have a name and look like many others. I do have lots of favorites.

    Eleanor Roosevelt
    General Paget
    Eleanor Fisher
    John Bender
    Goldfinger
    Mona Lisa
    Playboy
    Tiffany
    just to name a few....
     
  14. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    ... some of the other "yellows" that Jeff has:

    Sunray
    Chrysophyllum
    Davis #1
    Weismanii
    Milky Way
    Diane
    Craigii Supreme
    Lemon & Lime
    Green & Gold
    Her Highness
    Lady Claire
    Davis #7
    Honey Comb
    Mons Florin
    Robert Halgrim
    Robert Lavalois
    Jean Francis Fascell
    Bogoriensis
    Acubeofolium
    Arrowhead
    Oretgas Hybrid
    Eburneum
    Mortii
    Fiesta
    Fishbone
    Maculatum Katoni
    Yellow Mammie
    Maximum
    Yellow Mrs. Iceton
    Yellow Petra
    Purity
    Revolution
    Twist & Point
    Yellow Duke of Windsor
    C.I. Craigin
    and
    Nellie Halgrim

    ... to name a few others. :rolleyes:



    :eek:
     
  15. Central Floridave

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    Nice collection. Thanks for the photos.
     
  16. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    Here is a shot of Her Highness :)
     

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  17. Moose

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    Johannis.JPG

    Johannis
     
  18. donroberth

    donroberth Well-Known Member

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    Nice...greens and yellows are eye catching in my gardens. I agree with Moose's observations in his reply post #11. Well done pictorial Rick, Thanks!
     
  19. kwtimo

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    My yellow iceton at Audubon House CAM00868.jpg CAM00866.jpg CAM00869.jpg
     
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  20. Native son

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    Outstanding the best I have ever seen. Do you have a Pink Eburneum you could place near it? How about some panoramic shots.just asking
     
  21. Bullwinkle

    Bullwinkle Esteemed Member

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    Wow that is a fantastic example
     
  22. annafl

    annafl Esteemed Member

    Perfection. Wow. Tim, thanks for posting her. I bet you have a lot of others you should be showing us;). I love getting a glimpse into the garden! That anthurium looks yummy:).
     
  23. Moose

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    Tim I know you planted tons of plants from a broad spectrum of plant families and genera in that garden. Space being limited, just curious how many crotons did get planted there? Some of the really rare cultivars should have cuttings or air layers made asap to be established for yourself as a back-up. Word is already starting to get out about the Audubon House Collection that may attract some nefarious types, just saying ...
     
  24. Native son

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    What do you think? image.jpg
     
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  25. Native son

    Native son Well-Known Member

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    A new yellow for me image.jpg
     
  26. kwtimo

    kwtimo Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Anna. Marie is the one who recommended Yellow Iceton for shady areas. It turned out better than I had hoped for. Lamar, I actually have this planted next to a nicely colored Geisha Girl. Pink Ebernium is planted in the bed directly across from it. Ron, I know what you mean by the nefarious types. I had some pretty bad damage done during the fantasy fest parade in one section. It's why I intentionally planted more common types on the perimeter. I have started some propagation, but some things need to grow out more before I do more. I also don't have a shade house so cuttings are real hit or miss for me. Most of the damage that happens to the plants takes place during the weddings and night time events.
     
  27. Moose

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    Tim what happened to the New Digs ? Hope this is not a sensitive question.

    http://www.palmpedia.net/forum/threads/new-digs.4615/#post-48002
     
  28. kwtimo

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    Funny, I meant to say mist house. With that being said, the house we were renting is selling, and I am relocating once again. I'll have my plants at two locations for awhile. I don't think you know how badly I would like to have a permanent home down here. Moving really stinks.
     
  29. kwtimo

    kwtimo Well-Known Member

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    CAM00912.jpg
     
  30. Native son

    Native son Well-Known Member

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    Well alrightie then. I guess that answers my need for pink. THANK YOU SIR.
     

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