Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by annafl, Jun 25, 2013.
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Any ideas? Thanks. Ana
Did you get that from Tim Anderson?
No, I didn't Ron. I got it from Mark Peters a few months ago (maybe Feb.). I got it as a Gloriosa, but in the wiki it is in the broad leaf category and the examples were a bit different. When I saw yours, I doubted it even more. Now I see these beautiful, solid orange leaves, and that, with everything else makes me question it. Any ideas?
I forgot to add something for scale as Phil always recommends, so I just went out and measured. The largest, broadest leaf is 5 by 8 1/2 inches.
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
It's beautiful whatever it is.
Nice plant it has some similarities to my Davis 87??
It also resembles Davis #26 and 59 .
So can we safely say it's not a Gloriosa? Any other ideas?
Bring an airlayer to the October auction and I am sure we can narrow it down .I will start the bidding at $20 right now
Mike, as you can see, it's got an airlayer on it now. It's such a leggy plant I'm trying to bring it down to make it fuller. I'll also plant this one adjacent to it to try to make it more visually appealing. Is that what you would do? Next spring I'll air layer another lanky stem and then I'll be ready to find a trade.
Anna, What did this turn out to be?
Bren, I still don't know for sure. Randy says it reminds him of Ellen Rutherford, but it has more pinks and oranges than ER. It is a gorgeous plant that is one of my very favorites. Now I have it in 2 places and have promised an air layer to Tim, which I'll do in the spring. It's on my avatar. I'll have to post another photo.
Bren, here are mother and daughter as they look now. For those who have Ellen Rutherford, does it seem like her? Any other ideas?
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