Lawrence Trevanion, Australia

Around the Show

September 16, 2015
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Categories: Breeding, Daffodil Types, Hybridizing, Intermediates, Miniatures, Seedling, Show Results, Shows, Standards

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Some of the flowers in the Canberra show will warm hearts elsewhere. One of the sensations was a superb smooth specimen of Mesa Verde shown by Chris Ryan.

Graham showed some pictures of some of my splits. Champion div.11 was a seedling from Bill Bender’s 90/221, Grapillon x Pops Legacy, crossed with my 01_76 (Moomba x Redlands Too)

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With the benefit of sunlight, albeit a bit tired after the show, the others were:-

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Menehay x (Redlands Too x Impeccable)

Flash Affair x (Mondragon x Redlands Too)

Hijack x [(Ice Follies x Cheer Leader) x Mondragon)]

 

Grand Champion was a faultless Davis seedling 25_08 shown by John Woodfield.

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Champion Div.3 was Alibi shown by Sheldrick/Ryan

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Keira bulbs showed a lot of interesting new things. I particularly like the advances in the triandrus hybrids.

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A very nice intermediate: –

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Some pink miniatures were shown but I think this is from the intermediate section.

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Champion miniature was a  Keira 1Y-Y.

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One response to “Around the Show”

  1. Graeme Davis, Australia Graeme Davis, Australia says:

    Thanks for the photos Lawrence.

    We missed the show as Dad and I traveled down to Leongatha for the Australian championships.

    Good to see some of the flowers I missed – love the splits

    25-08 is a very consistent and vigorous thing that we probably underrated to start with as it was not what we were looking for from the cross – it was meant to be a split.  John picked it out in the patch at last years visit – there were 20 or so of it flower that day.  We also showed it in the winning championship in Leongatha