Japanese Morning Glory – 2011 season

Pink Retracted Princess
While 2010 was a bust in my efforts to accomplish anything with JMGs, I’m planing to pick up the pieces and advance a few of my projects this year. I’m making several selections from the 2009 grow out and also plan to grow the F1 results of several crosses accomplished that year. Primary advancement will be in the Princess Project.

The above picture is of my current selection in the first of the large flowered Princess line under development. This plant has a nice compact stature, variegated green leaves and beautiful relatively large (104mm – 4 in.) pink ruffled flowers with an evenly blended white center. As a reference, flowers in the standard Princess lines are 60-65mm or 2.5 inches in size.