Monday, July 19, 2010

'Flying Spark' Yamato-Noen


'Flying Spark' Yamato-Noen, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

I think this one will be a favorite of mine. Large reddish-brown color that lives up to its name Flying Spark!

Friday, July 16, 2010

N40


N40, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Another jaw-dropping huge blue flower of N40, from the rare Noriko Takemura collection.

N26


N26, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Saturated red with white tube and edges trimmed with white at the primary folds; this strain has nicely variegated leaves.

Ipomoea nil Maisugata


Ipomoea nil Maisugata, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Asagao cultivar Maisugata (Ipomoea nil). I enjoy very much these type of flowers. This strain has quite dense blue color, and if you peer into the tube note the multi-point star pattern, awesome!

N33-1


N33-1, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

I enjoy the deeply saturated purple color that extends down into the tube. Note the darker purple in the primary folds, what a gem!

Kanoko Ipomoea nil


Kanoko Ipomoea nil, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

This strain of Kanoko is uniformly speckled even across the primary folds of the flower.

N32-1


N32-1, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Brilliant contrast of dark blue in the primary folds with lighter streaked blue and white margin. This strain also has variegated leaves. A wonderful asagao to greet you in the morning!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Pink Cornell


Pink Cornell, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Newly resurrected pink-flowered strain of Ipomoea nil 'Cornell'. Note the touch of yellow in the tube. Leaves are dark green and without variegation.

N40


N40, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Huge flowers of deep blue with lighter blue rays radiating from a pure white tube. The leaves are variegated.

Pink Japanese morning glory


Pink Japanese morning glory, originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Lovely billowy flowers with zones of alternating dark and light pink. The leaves are variegated. Quite a nice JMG.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Red with white reverse tube


Red with white reverse tube , originally uploaded by Gerris2.

Beautiful example of a reverse tube Japanese morning glory.

Red with white reverse tube base of flower

One sepal removed to show how the base of the flower is folded up into the tube to make the reverse tube structure on the other side of the flower.