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    Looks pretty encouraging Koen !

    This spring I had a row of about 100 seedlings that bloomed, which were part of a push I made to get good early white hybrids. We selected 16 of them to dig and divide, and then

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    Just received in the mail today, the latest American Peony Society (APS) Bulletin (people from the USA will have received it some time ago). In it: a long article written by Nate Bremer, owner of Solaris Farms, about the shrubby Paeonia x suffruticosa group. There’s also a huge load of new peony registrations (44!) with long detailed descriptions…[Read more]

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    Ron became a registered member 1 week, 1 day ago

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    So much of what he has to say about the excitement of peonies is exactly what people say today.  🙂

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    A lecture from A.P. Saunders, legendary peony hybridizer, in 1924 on the growing of peonies. The text is from one of the nearly abandoned yahoo peony groups, but unfortunately there is no exact reference to where

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    Nelson became a registered member 2 weeks ago

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    Koen added 2 new photos 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    Last of the rebloomers, we’ll be digging the first peonies to replant today.

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    Koen replied to the topic How to post in the forum General discussion forum 3 weeks ago

    Hello Bob,

    Yes, that would be correct. The forum section ‘magazine’ is ‘locked’ for new topics. This is because it is essentially simply an overview of comments on the longer ‘articles’ that appear on the frontpage or in the magazine menu section. I thought it would be nice to have all comments together so it would be easier to get an overview…[Read more]

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    Bob replied to the topic How to post in the forum General discussion forum 3 weeks ago

    Koen,

    Am I right that members are not permitted to start tropics in the “Magazine” section ?

    I posted an article there once in the past, but now it says that the Magazine forum is locked.

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    Dear Luriel,

    I’m so sorry to hear about your misfortunes, but seeds mane life, and have a way of keeping us in the present it seems.  And keeping us looking towards the future as well.

    But mice, and creatures who eat out seedlings !  They are discouraging it’s true !  I’m sorry that they are causing you so many problems outdoors !

    If I am re…[Read more]

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    I obtained many seeds from The American Peony Society
    This year
    As i have had a stroke and have lost so many peonies, my buisness, went brooke –
    And has to start – All over again
    I will also here – Apologise to earlier buisness people, that i was not able to do my duty – Now it is clear i also had big problems by my brain and remembering up to the…[Read more]

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    Luriel replied to the topic The Fawn in the forum Magazine articles 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    wow – so amazing pictures
    I also grow The Fawn.. i love this frecles.. spot.. whatever you call them
    Do not know if it is in the cross Klehm did.. but Chiffon Clouds has them too – a much lighter pink color but frecles all over.. i have obtained seeds from it this year too – and also bought seeds from it – in the seed exchange at the American…[Read more]

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    Luriel replied to the topic Red Windflower in the forum Magazine articles 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    I grow this later windflower strain with the Tolomeo ten as father

    Seidl is mentioned – i got 5 different plants of this strain – but only 3 of them has survived

    For many years they did not set any seeds.. but this very warm summer – 2 of them did make seeds, and i hope it was Clair de lune that was the father..but it will se in few years,…[Read more]

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    I grow this later windflower strain with the Tolomeo ten as father

    Seidl is mentioned – i got 5 different plants of this strain – but only 3 of them has survived

    For many years they did not set any seeds..

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    Fawkner is an exelent breeder.. i have known him for many years.. and have some of his plants and seedlings here – he is rude.. when he choose what seedlings survives.. high expetations too –
    he learned me many things..
    What people do not know is.. he shared pollen and plants with some rare american breeders
    And had the courage and patience to…[Read more]

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    Fawkner is an exelent breeder.. i have known him for many years.. and have some of his plants and seedlings here – he is rude.. when he choose what seedlings survives.. high expetations too –
    he learned me many

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    Thanks Bob
    For this reminder.. we learned this by Don Hollingworth`s course in Denmark some years ago
    Also dividing the plant and the replanted divisions.. will often flower as single / semi double their first flowering year ( My Salmon Dream did so )

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