Pinellia query

Gene Bush genebush at OTHERSIDE.COM
Tue Nov 27 15:01:18 CET 2001

Hello Paul,
You are in luck... I find that P. t. Atropurpurea comes true from seed.
I do keep stock pots of this one and they are isolated from other species,
so do not know if this has anything to do with the "trueness" I suspect not.
You will know for sure shortly;-)
Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens,LLC
genebush at
Southern Indiana     Zone 6

----- Original Message -----

From: "Paul Tyerman" <ptyerman at OZEMAIL.COM.AU>
Subject: Pinellia query

> Howdy All,
> Does Pinellia tripartita 'Atropurpurea' throw true from seed?  Or can it
> only be vegetatively propagated?  I received some seed a little while back
> and they're just germinating, so I thought I would ask.  If there is even
> chance it is well worth while (and with a given parent there will ALWAYS
> a chance), but I am wondering whether the atropurpurea is known to throw
> true or not.
> Thanks in anticipation.
> Cheers.
> Paul Tyerman
> Canberra, Australia.  USDA equivalent - Zone 8/9
> mailto:ptyerman at

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