Guess what this is 21 NOW SOLVED

  • 37 Replies
  • 9740 Views
*

JTh

  • Hero Member
    • Email
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2011, 06:14:04 PM »
Canna?
Retired veterinary surgeon by training with a PhD in parasitology,  but worked as a virologist since 1992.
Member of the MGS  since 2004. Gardening in Oslo and to a limited extent in Halkidiki, Greece.

*

John

  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2011, 06:27:58 PM »
No but it is shaping up!
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.

*

JTh

  • Hero Member
    • Email
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2011, 12:24:30 AM »
Zantedeschia?
Retired veterinary surgeon by training with a PhD in parasitology,  but worked as a virologist since 1992.
Member of the MGS  since 2004. Gardening in Oslo and to a limited extent in Halkidiki, Greece.

*

oron peri

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
    • http://www.greentours.co.uk/Leader/Oron-Peri/
    • Email
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2011, 09:15:41 AM »
T.p ?
Garden Designer, Bulb man, Botanical tours guide.
Living and gardening in Tivon, Lower Galilee region, North Israel.
Min temp 5c Max 42c, around 450mm rain.

*

Alisdair

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2011, 10:13:23 AM »
He said it wasn't a Tropaeolum though....
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society

*

oron peri

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
    • http://www.greentours.co.uk/Leader/Oron-Peri/
    • Email
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #20 on: November 07, 2011, 11:47:58 AM »
I meant Tigridia pavonia
« Last Edit: November 07, 2011, 04:21:33 PM by oron peri »
Garden Designer, Bulb man, Botanical tours guide.
Living and gardening in Tivon, Lower Galilee region, North Israel.
Min temp 5c Max 42c, around 450mm rain.

*

Alisdair

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #21 on: November 07, 2011, 12:10:38 PM »
Ahhh!
Alisdair Aird
Gardens in SE England (Sussex); also coastal Southern Greece, and (in a very small way) South West France; MGS member (and former president); vice chairman RHS Lily Group, past chairman Cyclamen Society

*

John

  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #22 on: November 07, 2011, 11:57:29 PM »
No, no, no, no!
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.

*

John

  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2011, 09:53:29 AM »
Another bit of the flower then!
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.

*

John

  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #24 on: December 30, 2011, 12:57:59 AM »
No more ideas on this one then?
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.

Melvyn

  • Newbie
    • Email
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #25 on: December 30, 2011, 01:30:17 PM »
Zingiber? rubens?

*

John

  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #26 on: December 31, 2011, 11:34:14 AM »
At last you are now in the right family. But no Melvyn.
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.

Melvyn

  • Newbie
    • Email
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #27 on: December 31, 2011, 02:12:37 PM »
OK, one more go then, Zingiber officinale ?

*

JTh

  • Hero Member
    • Email
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #28 on: December 31, 2011, 02:55:46 PM »
A couple of wild guesses, Etlingera sp. or Amomum sp.?
Retired veterinary surgeon by training with a PhD in parasitology,  but worked as a virologist since 1992.
Member of the MGS  since 2004. Gardening in Oslo and to a limited extent in Halkidiki, Greece.

*

John

  • Hero Member
Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #29 on: December 31, 2011, 03:05:02 PM »
Nope.
John
Horticulturist, photographer, author, garden designer and plant breeder; MGS member and RHS committee member. I garden at home in SW London and also at work in South London.