Flower color intensity (was Soils and flower color)

Tim Eck teck11@embarqmail.com
Wed, 13 May 2015 16:13:02 PDT
I have noticed my hippeastrum tend to bloom larger and with more color
saturation in the shade.  Sun blooms are smaller and lighter colored.

Tim Eck
When a philosopher says something that is true, then it is trivial. When he
says something that is not trivial, then it is false.
Gauss


> -----Original Message-----
> From: pbs [mailto:pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Michael Mace
> Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 5:04 PM
> To: pbs@lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [pbs] Flower color intensity (was Soils and flower color)
> 
> Nathan wrote:
> 
> >Not surprisingly, low light levels result in more faded flowers.
> 
> Interesting. I've had the exact opposite effect with many Moraea species
--
> they open with a fairly intense color that fades over time. So, for
example, a
> flower will open yellow and fade to off-white. The more sun the plant
gets,
> the faster the fade.
> 
> Mike
> San Jose, CA
> 
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