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« on: July 11, 2011, 23:20:46 »

About two weeks ago when I inspected my old, flowered Broms to see if there are are pups that might be in need of potting up, I came accross Neo Big Pink with three small pups developing (I did remove 2 already a couple of months ago).  Two of them were quite normal but the third one is very unusual.  I immediately thought of Medusa - the spineless Meyendorffii.  It has that very pointy leaves like a Medusa pup, and if I touch the leaf margins, I do not feel any spines, although it shows up on the picture.  And it is PINK.  All over!

I am keeping my fingers crossed that a 'Pink Medusa' will develop and that its pups will not revert back to regular Big Pinks.  I will not hold my breath, though!  What do think are my chances?

Here's what the mother plant looked like:

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And the pink pointy pup - note the normal one on the left:

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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011, 23:39:58 »

Hi Japie,

Very interesting.  It almost looks like it thinks its an inflo - but not from that Neo!  Good luck with growing it through.

Cheers, Paul
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011, 23:58:47 »

I hope it is something new Japie! That's one of the great things about broms...they can always throw out surprises!


As Paul indicated, whats the chance of that pup colouring up due to premature flowering? Can you see right down into the throat? If it's not "flowering" then it could turn out to be a fantastic plant  Cheesy

Keep us updated on its development.

Cheers, Andrew.
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« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2011, 06:54:29 »

hey Japie
Just wondering how that pup is coming along. has it kept its colour and shape or has it lost the pink and shape.
Phil
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