|Sinningia 'Party Dress' by Thad Scaggs showing double calyx flowers|
The double calyx research project!
I am interested in researching all the information I can find about double calyx Sinningias. This flower type is different in that the corolla has extra petals growing from the normal location of the calyx.
I’ve only recently paid any attention to these novelty flowers and their commercial potential. This will be an academic exercise since I don’t have any answers nor know how this will develop.
Privately, as I have time, I will be contacting growers in the Sinningia world to ask what they know.
Publicly, here on the blog, I am asking for help from readers who can contribute what they know about varieties, hybridizing history or current successful hybrids with double calyx flowers. You may make your knowledge part of the blog comments so others can build on it.
Or e-mail me directly with leads at gary@GarysSpecialtyPlants.com
I’ll do my best to sift through the data to record stories about the intriguing category of double calyx Sinningias.