John Reeds new seedling

May 27, 2014
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Categories: Daffodil Types, Hybridizing, Seedling, Standards

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Reed2004 110 1 Here is one of John Reeds breeding goals accomplished.  He hoped the color would be more vibrant in the photo.  He considers this a red trumpet from pink breeding.   Flaming Silk is Magician X Pink Silk.  In Minnesota, the pink Silk seedlings are either not well colored or are division 2 flowers.  John had a definite bright trumpet in Flaming Silk.  The color shifted more toward the raspberry end of the spectrum with the addition of this seedling as a parent.

Hi everyone,

Here is John’s newest seedling 2004-110-1.  It’s parents are:   97-28-1 (Raspberry Rose x Magician) x Flaming Silk.  This is the first year it has bloomed.  It is a 1W-R.  He hopes you like it.

One Response to John Reeds new seedling

  1. Lynn Slackman, Missouri
    Lynn Slackman, Missouri
    May 29, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    Mike…this is a wonderful flower!  Very bright and cheery…a well thought out cross.

    Thumbs up to another beautiful flower…thanks so much for sharing. 🙂