[pleurothallid-l] Lepanthes and frozen pollen!

marc hachadourian mhach at ix.netcom.com
Fri Nov 28 11:27:24 EST 2003

    Just in case you are wondering the "famous" hybridizer is Dr. Harold
Koopowitz of Paphanatics fame. Not an east coast personality but still one of
my best friends. In the world of orchids friendship is not bound by geography
(or politics). I am sure many others will agree.
    So Ron glad to hear that the Disas are on their way to NY I look forward to
picking some up next time I am in the flower market. )For all who don't know
Ron also grows and ships Disa to the cut flower industry.)
    You mentioned that 'Prince de Gaulle' will give a percentage of xanthics ?
Could you elaborate on this for all of us interested in breeding. Wish I had
some datura pollen for the strobelii in bloom right now.

> Some of the smaller species still blooming here are ignea,
> yungasensis, datura and instar.   All pretty cool loving customers.
> Can send coccinea alba pollen for your strobelii to make white
> "haired" yellow flowers or veitchiana 'Prince de Galles' to give some
> xanthics. You'll have to wait for a few months for my strobelii to
> flower.

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