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Name: Margaret
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mcash70
Feb 15, 2013 5:28 PM CST
I have a beautiful white Amaryllis that just has a number instead of a name, can I add it to the DB as a new plant?? Got lots of photos. Green Grin!
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Feb 15, 2013 6:38 PM CST
It must be a seedling number. I think you should add it, but keep an eye on the new Amaryllis offerings in the next couple of years to see whether it acquires a "real" name, at which time you can edit the entry to conform to the new cultivar name.
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
Region: Canadian Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Tip Photographer Garden Ideas: Master Level I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member
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mcash70
Feb 15, 2013 7:10 PM CST
Thanks Zuzu, it's beautiful, has large blooms 7 &1/2 to 8 & 1/2 inch blooms.
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Feb 15, 2013 7:17 PM CST
Wow! It sounds fabulous!
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Feb 15, 2013 8:39 PM CST

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In the meantime may I suggest it would be good to add a photo of it to the general parent plant entry for Amaryllis?

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Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
Region: Canadian Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Tip Photographer Garden Ideas: Master Level I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member
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mcash70
Feb 15, 2013 11:43 PM CST
Thanks Dave, I already added a photo from last year. I tip my hat to you.
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Feb 16, 2013 12:00 PM CST

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