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  • DELORIS SMITH
    Nov 9, 2004
      Could I please get some of the seeds.
      Deloris Smith
      7935 Bethel Road
      Gainesville, GA 30506
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Don Hyatt" <don@...>
      To: <azaleas@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 9:21 AM
      Subject: Re: [AZ] Will send you azalea seed pods


      >
      > Mike,
      > I got your seed shipment yesterday. Wow!! What a selection! Thanks so
      much.
      > Our chapter members will be really excited to get these crosses. That
      > December
      > newsletter is going to be a long one.
      >
      > When plants like Galle's Choice Cream set pods on every flower, they
      > usually are an
      > F2. With that primary hybrid, we should get everything from atlanticum
      > to austrinum
      > and all variations in between. I suspect every seedling will be
      > strongly fragrant too.
      >
      > Thanks again,
      >
      > Don
      >
      > Mike Creel wrote:
      >
      > >I will send you a cluster of native azalea seed pods
      > >just as soon as they are ready for picking, probably
      > >from my Choice Cream, a hybrid of atlanticum with
      > >austrinum by the late Fred Galle. The low dense plant
      > >has the heaviest seed set of any azalea I grow -
      > >resulting in 8 or more pods from a single truss - but
      > >there is no nearby azalea for it to cross with. It
      > >must be selfing or pollen from other early azaleas is
      > >travelling 100 feet or so via bumble bee.
      > >
      > >I made a long list of unique azalea crosses this
      > >season - some worked very well, others not so well and
      > >some not at all apparently. Some red and orange
      > >flammeums are forming nice pods as are Keowee Sunset,
      > >a cross of calendulaceum with periclymenoides, and two
      > >nearby flammeums of mine - Denmark Bluffs red and
      > >Brick Ruffles orange-yellow. I am assuming that
      > >Keowee Sunset and the two flammeums are exchanging
      > >pollen.
      > >Mike Creel, South Carolina
      > >--- iffy123 <iffy123@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >>You fellas are keeping me hopping!!!! I'd love to
      > >>see mature seeds or seed
      > >>pot. My mailing address is
      > >>Barbara O'Meallie
      > >>P O Box 5, Pass
      > >>Christian MS 39571-0005.
      > >>
      > >>Thanks
      > >>Barbra O'M
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