Saturday, June 29, 2013

An Angel Visited My Garden

An Angel Visited My Garden by Gerris2
An Angel Visited My Garden, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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I had an angel visit my garden last week. It let me get close to take the photo. It was a nice moment. It chose to sun itself on a leaf of my Ipomoea albivenia plant.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Note the variegated leaf of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1151

Ipomoea purpurea Q1151 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1151, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Note the unusual leaf shape for this species (tri-lobed).

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama'

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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This asagao is showing the crystal variegation trait in its leaves (see the pure white areas of the leaf).

Ipomoea nil Blue Purple Blizzard

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Enjoy seeing the first true leaf of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea nil E9235

Ipomoea nil E9235 by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil E9235, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Enjoy seeing the first true leaf of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu'

Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Enjoy seeing the first true leaf of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea nil 'Stream of Kamo River'

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Enjoy seeing the first true leaf of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea nil 'Mabel Chong'

Ipomoea nil 'Mabel Chong' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Mabel Chong', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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See the delightful variegated cotyledons of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Another morning of awesome flowers from this beautiful Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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I thought the flower in its partially opened state was beautiful in the morning light.

Ipomoea nil leaves

Ipomoea nil leaves by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil leaves, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Asagao - yellow leaf - variegated leaf - deep blue flower - white tube

The sun has been very intense lately. Some of the yellow leaves have shown sun burn, little brownish markings which can be seen in some of the leaves in this photo.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu'

Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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A view of the large cotyledons of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea nil E9235

Ipomoea nil E9235 by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil E9235, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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A view of the large cotyledons of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea nil cotyledons

Ipomoea nil cotyledons by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil cotyledons, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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A view of the large cotyledons of this morning glory whose flowers should be large and purple and blue blizzard pattern - leaf shape dragonfly and variegated.

Ipomoea nil 'Stream of Kamo River'

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A view of the large cotyledons of this Japanese-developed morning glory.

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama'

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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A view of the variations in leaf shape and variegation patterns.

Ipomoea nil Kyoto # 017

Ipomoea nil Kyoto # 017 by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil Kyoto # 017, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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What a blue hue in this large flower yellow leaf asagao.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1151

Ipomoea purpurea Q1151 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1151, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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This leaf form is unique for this species, quite interesting to see.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1151

Ipomoea purpurea Q1151 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1151, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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A strain of I. purpurea showing unique flower and leaf forms.

Ipomoea nil Q0962

Ipomoea nil Q0962 by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil Q0962, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Lovely yellow leaf trait asagao.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 129 (GL129)

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 148 (GL148)

Ipomoea nil - Fujie's Botan Blue

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 129 (GL129)

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 186 (GL186)

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 186 (GL186)

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 019 (YL019)

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto NN

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto NN by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil - Kyoto NN, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto NN

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto NN by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil - Kyoto NN, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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The variegation in the leaf is extreme in this one.

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 070 (YL070)

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Note the lovely yellow leaf trait and the dark edge.

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 070 (YL070)

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Note the lovely yellow leaf trait and the dark edge.

Ipomoea nil - # 10532

Ipomoea nil - # 10532 by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil - # 10532, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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The flowers should be dark blue blizzard form.

A strain in developement from Emma Hill.

Ipomoea nil - Yellow Leaf / Deep Blue Flower with White Tube

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 110 (GL110)

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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Lovely purple flaked flowers, showing just a touch of yellow in the primary folds.

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152

Ipomoea purpurea Q1152 by Gerris2
Ipomoea purpurea Q1152, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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This plant which has accompanied me all winter and spring shows no signs of slowing down!

Ipomoea nil 'Mabel Chong'

Ipomoea nil 'Mabel Chong' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Mabel Chong', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Ipomoea nil - Soft Blue with White Margin

Ipomoea nil - Kyoto # 104 (GL104)

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama'

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama'

Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Tokiwayama', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

Ipomoea nil Q0524

Ipomoea nil Q0524 by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil Q0524, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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A mutant strain from Kyushu which should make blue reverse tube flowers.

Ipomoea nil E9235

Ipomoea nil E9235 by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil E9235, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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A strain of asagao which should make large flowers of variable blue blizzard patterns. It is unique in that it seemed to have yellow in the tube, a rarely seen trait in this species.

Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu'

Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu' by Gerris2
Ipomoea nil 'Shogetsu', a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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This asagao should make large flower deep blue flowers.

Ipomoea nil 'Stream of Kamo River'

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This asagao should make a dazzling blue large flower. Stay tuned for further developments!

Q1152 Ipomoea purpurea

Q1152 Ipomoea purpurea by Gerris2
Q1152 Ipomoea purpurea, a photo by Gerris2 on Flickr.

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It's the first day of summer in northern hemisphere, happy days are here again for us asagao growers!