Tag Archives: Propagation

8E Danse Macabre (Humako Oriental chimera sport) Or Danse de Déception

8E Danse Macabre which is a sport of Humako Oriental, produced another less attractive sport. This is more like Danse de Déception rather than Danse Macabre.

Abnormal Mauna Loa Blooms

This plant produced as a clone of Mauna Loa from a stem culture is producing abnormal blooms.

Ford’s Pinwheel Chimera African Violet

It took this plant (Fords Pinwheel) four years to finally bloom.

Sport of Yukako with Chimera Leaves

This sport a Yukako may be a double chimera. The leaf is but not certain about the bloom.

Two Concords, Which One Do You Prefer?

What did the hybridizers have in mind and are current growers maintaining standards to keep the plant color and patter true?

Chimera African Violet Stem Tissue Culture

All stem propagation methods depend on the propagation of the shoot apical meristem as the source to the new chimera African violets.

Concord Sport

                The above image is a sport of Concord.  The bloom stalks that produced the above plant and below plant (true Concord) were taken from the same parent plant.  All the plants produced from the other bloom stalks of the parent look like the standard Concord depicted below.  This […]

Mauna Loa 6-7 Petal Experiment Results

Efforts were made using stem culture of a bloom stalk with 6 and 6 petal flowers of the chimera African violet Mauna Loa. The results are provided.

Sport Of Shimai

Shimai, the chimera African violet appears to have sported generated a purple overlay on to the green stripes.

Chimera African Violet Shimai – Sport

A common sport of the chimera African violet Shimai will produce purple-cream bloom with green edges when the bloom mature.

Chimera African Violets and Seeds (continued)

Continuing from the post in February, the seed pod from the cross between “Galactic Storm” using the chimera African violet “Neptune Jewels” appears to be approaching maturity.

Chimera Yukako F1 Sport

In the process of establishing and demonstrating the genetic stability of the sport of Yukako (F1) where we have a white flower with green stripes; out of the several dozen that bloomed true this one bloomed differently.  Is this a Chimera?  Is it stable genetically?  Can it be propagated to produce identical blooms? We will […]

Self-Pollination in Chimera African Violets (or any African violets)

Self-pollination in African violets occurs on occasion not as a result of thrips, or mechanical movement, rather as a consequence of the style bending towards and pushing the sigma into the pollen sack.

Chimera African Violet Crosses

As follow up to a post from April 10th “Do Crosses Between Chimera African Violets Produce Viable Seed” and to the point that crosses of chimera African violets DO NOT produce other chimera African violets I have grown out to flower the cross of Rob’s Miriwinni (seed plant) X Monique (pollen plant).  The results are […]