|Here are some pictures of our 2015 seedlings. We did not get a picture of every seedling
that we kept this year. It should be mentioned that many of these flowers will never be
released for various reasons. We will grow the ones that survive storage for another
season and will re-evaluate them.
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Seedling that has the "Joker's Wild"
gene. Very vigorous and a deep red
with white splotches. Update: the
flowers were mostly open centered in
2016 and no longer being grown.
A very large pink incurved cactus.
Not kept fo 2017.
This little 2.5 inch flower has the
weirdest pattern of red and very dark
red on it. I hope it looks like this next
year. In 2016 it did very well and we
are multiplying it for release.
This seedling of Hollyhill Electra was
very large and will be a giant flower at
about 11 inches in diameter. In 2016 it
was not as vigorous or productive as it
should have been.
This was one of the best when grown
in 2016. Very bright, intensely
pigmented flowers and tall healthy
One of the best from 2015. We
showed it in open competition and won
a best of type it's first time out. It has a
very high petal count that gives it a
really nice appearance.
This miniature orange semi cactus was
one of the best form the 2015 crop of
seedlings. It is unusual for a miniature
flower in that the plants easily grow to
7 feet tall.
This 2015 seedling was so good that
we gave it a name: Hollyhill
Gingersnap. BB SC DP. This miniature
flower has superb deep form , the
plants grow very vigorously to 5 feet
and it makes plenty of nice tubers. The
color is in between orange and dark
pink and although the color chart may
be dark pink, most people would say
This 2015 seedling won best
undisseminated at the Portland show.
It is a very well formed B sized straight
cactus in bright variegated colors.