Login

Join for Free!
118477 members


Black flower

Plants!

Moderator: BioTeam

;)

Postby Belana » Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:49 pm

and what about sooty flowers? ;)
Belana
Garter
Garter
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Mon Jan 16, 2006 9:48 pm

Postby 2810712 » Wed Feb 08, 2006 6:09 am

so gift ur gf the rarest beauty[?]!!! :wink:



hrushikesh
2810712
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 697
Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2005 12:19 pm

Postby HayleyNasman » Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:13 pm

It makes sense that a "truly black" flower might not exist in nature, just for the sole reason that it would mean that this flower relfects no light in optical wavelengths, but rather absorbed everything. I suppose if it reflected in UV bees might still be able to see it... But yes, I agree with the previous comment, it would not be beneficial from an evolutionary perspective. Also, strictly speaking, black isn't a color. Good luck with the school project!
HayleyNasman
Garter
Garter
 
Posts: 10
Joined: Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:21 pm
Location: Portland, Oregon


Postby Linn » Sun Feb 12, 2006 3:20 pm

as far as producing a true black hybrid
it is getting very close! Tthere are species that have the genetic trait toward black.
there is an echinacea hybrid that
is really black not just purple-black.

BUT PERSONALY BLACK IS NOT A VERY PRETTY FLOWER COLOR :shock:
Lynne

http://seeds.thompson-morgan.com/us/fr/product/8605/1
Last edited by Linn on Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:57 am, edited 2 times in total.
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these".

~ George washington Carver
User avatar
Linn
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 1735
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2006 3:53 am
Location: Massachusetts, USA

Postby Linn » Sun Feb 12, 2006 3:30 pm

delete this :oops:
Last edited by Linn on Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:56 am, edited 1 time in total.
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these".

~ George washington Carver
User avatar
Linn
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 1735
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2006 3:53 am
Location: Massachusetts, USA

Postby Linn » Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:54 am

.delete this :oops: :oops: :oops:
post twice
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these".

~ George washington Carver
User avatar
Linn
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 1735
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2006 3:53 am
Location: Massachusetts, USA

Previous

Return to Botany Discussion

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

cron