My First Seedling Bloom!

Although my first seedlings are all from OP hips, I’m happy to report that my very first bloom appeared this morning on a Golden Celebration x Seedling seedling.

I’m greatly indebted to my friends here on the RHA forum as I am to those on RosariansCorner.com for your support, counsel, wisdom, generosity of spirit and encouragement over the past several months while I fumbled along with my first attempts at hybridizing.

This was a very exciting milestone for me, and I look forward to moving forward from here.

My sincere thanks!

Cliff

Photos of this first bloom can be found at:

http://f1.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/cliffofthedesert/detail?.dir=/72a4&.dnm=c0b4.jpg


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I’m having trouble linking to my Yahoo photo site. Sorry. Hopeefully, this one will work:

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Congrats… It will get more petals, and the colors will change slightly on future flowers once you’re plant has matured a bit…

Enrique

Thanks, Enrique. I hope so, but even if it doesn’t, I’m happy to have reached this point and look forward to seedlings from my own crosses before too long.

Cliff