I started off a post in the German forum to let the users identify the parents of a new hybrid which germinated in the winter 2014/2015 and now started to flower. The flower morphology (bot not the colouration) seems to be dominated by the seed parent, which I like very much.
You will have it a little easier and do not need to guess which species might be the parent of this one, even though I think that is an interesting excercise.
I start with two pictures from last summer, the seedling being roughly half a year old and forming a few gemmae as result of the adaption to the conditions in my "wintergarden".
The plant has grown a lot larger since then. Finally, in the second week of March, I found first signs of an inflorescence.
Two more weeks later one could guess the flower colour.
I missed the first open flowers during the easter weekend and found a third one still open when I came back from work on Thursday. It was already getting dark (but surprisingly the flower was still wide open) and therefore the conditions for taking a picture were pretty bad. Yesterday, I finally had the luck to be at home, have nice conditions for taking pictures and even 2 open flowers:
For comparison a pretty old picture from the seed parent:
Another old picture, now the pollen parent:
I hope you like the hybrid. At least I do very much so :-)
P.S. Yes, some (but very few) of you are waiting for an email reply. I have not forgotten or ignore, I just had very little spare time recently.