Lilies forum: Non-recurved Martagon Seedlings

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Name: Jim
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Zone 3a)
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JimSaskatoon
Feb 13, 2017 9:11 PM CST
Years ago the late Fred Tarlton of Alberta sent me some martagon seed and when I grew them out a few had more or less non-recurved flowers which I found interesting and so kind of followed up with trying to breed for them. Here are a few examples of some of the seedlings to dateā€¦and I always think of the very fine gentleman, Fred Tarlton, when I see them bloom each spring.

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Name: Joe
Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
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Joebass
Feb 13, 2017 9:45 PM CST
I like it Jim! I have one that I believe is Ivorine that is just like that form.
Name: della
hobart, tasmania
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dellac
Feb 13, 2017 11:34 PM CST
Very nice! The longer pedicels of some of those seedlings create placements that really highlight the flower form.
Name: Rick R.
near Minneapolis, MN, USA zon
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Leftwood
Feb 14, 2017 4:00 PM CST
I like the flat faced and only partial recurved forms better in most cases.

Martagon seed from the NARGS seed ex turned up some, but not nearly as nice as nice as yours, Jim.
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Name: Jim
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Zone 3a)
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JimSaskatoon
Feb 14, 2017 5:45 PM CST
Hey, you've got some nice ones there, Rick. The white ones are really beautiful aren't they. That one with the lighter back is great too!
Jim
Name: Tracey
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
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magnolialover
Feb 18, 2017 7:31 AM CST

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What a nice group of marties. They have a particular appeal in that more open form. And marties from seed, a true test of a person's patience. Congratulations.
Tracey

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