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Djthomp28

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The colors are so rich! It also looks compact for a philippenense. Is that accurate?
 

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I am a newbie to these multiflorals and I am blown away at how striking they are. Beautiful.
 

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It's gorgeous!

And you are right about the 'x sib' consideration, when it comes to Sam...he seems to tend to use it when he crosses a species to itself, be the clones siblings or not? Or am I wrong here?
 

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Very nice. I like “Alfords”! I have the same cross from Sam, about 2 years old. Just got rot! It has great roots and 4” start and another bud starting. I removed the outer leaves on at a time until getting the the center of the plant and it was rotted. Removed all tissue sprayed with Physan and Dragons Blood. Currently I have a healthy looking 4” plant with great roots. Maybe I caught it before it spread! Duck
 

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Yes, it is probably the case, Guidal. I explained Sam the difference between sibling cross and outcross between conspecifics at one point.
Duck, I hope yours will recover!
 

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Love the twist!
The light tips of the petals look unusual to me, mine were always blackish...
 

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