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Tulbaghia Myles NEW CULTIVAR NAME

Plant Name

Tulbaghia 'Myles' NEW CUTIVAR NAME

My ref

1911

Obtained

Seed batch.

Date

10/7/09

Synonyms

None.

Species



Interspecific hybrids



Hybrids

Yes.

Verified



Notes completed

Yes.

Leaves

Linear, glaucous green, 25 cm long, 5-6 mm width. Deciduous.

Scape

36 - 41cm long.

Umbel

4 - 8 flowered. Flowers nodding at first, but progressing upright with age and prior to the seed capsule forming. Scented night and day.

Pedicels

16 mm at anthesis.

Perianth Tube

5 - 6 mm at the level of the lower perianth segment, Cream suffused pale-green, triangular with rounded corners.

Perianth Segments

Creamy-white suffused pale-green with central line of green, approximately 7 mm long, ovate-oblong, somewhat spatulate with inflexed edges, in two whorls 2 mm apart, upper whorl adnate to the corona for 2 mm.

Corona On Opening

Fleshy, green aging orange-yellow. 5 mm long from lower perianth segment.

Anthers

In two alternate whorls, upper just below the mouth of the corona, lower at the level of the lower perianth segments.

Ovary

3-4 mm long, heart-shaped.

Style

Approximately 1 mm.

Stigma

Capitate.

Capsule

8-9 mm long, Obcordate.

Day Scented

Yes.

Night Scented

Yes.

Flowering Starts

Beginning of May.

Flowering Ends

August.

Date Photographed

9/5/09

Date Notes Taken

10/7/09

Does It Set Seed

Yes.

Verification Required



Additional Notes

NAME Tulbaghia ‘Myles’ registered with KAVB 6/11/09

Summary

Very fresh looking new cultivar named for my Dad Myles Gillmore. From May to August/September, 4-8 flowered umbels of sweetly scented creamy green perianth segments with a corona which is green at first aging to orange yellow. Flowering height approximately 36 - 41cm long above linear glaucous foliage. Deciduous.



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