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Very nice colour Michael

How tall is this one

Roland

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How tall is this one

About 25 cm. at the moment.

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Did you have problems with germinatingI find Alstroemeria bad germinatingor is there a trick

Roland

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Alstroemeria philippii var. philippiistarts flowering

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Did you have problems with germinating

Germinated ok outside, but lost a few at the potting on stage.

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I have bad experienceseeding total over 800 seeds in 10 varietiesI have just a few plantsmaybe you need fresh seeds ?

from the 100 seeds from Alstroemeria umbellatanot a single germinated  :(

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One from 100 seeds from Alstroemeria diluta ssp. chrysantha germinatedbut flowered the first year

Roland

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Showing some really nice variations in the genus, Michael and Roland.

Not knowing much about the hardy alstroemerias, I find the A. philippii var. philippii particularly fetching with its undulating feathered petal edges and bluish anthers.

My one attempt at growing Alstroemeria umbellata from seed was a failure, too. :(

Rick Rodich    zone 4a.    Annual precipitation ~24 inches near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Maybe you need fresh seeds

Roland,if my plant sets any seed your are welcome to some. I have been tickling it with a small paintbrush, fingers crossed.

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Martin Tversted
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Can anyone ID this one? its from Cordoba, Argentina.

Martin

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