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HYB Aphylla sdlg

  • Subject: HYB Aphylla sdlg
  • From: "loic tasquier" <tasquierloic@cs.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 17:50:43 +0200

Here is the seedling C186B from the 2006 cross  WISE X ELEGANT LASS
 
WISE is a tiny reblooming MDB from Tom Johnson. No pollen bud a smashing good pod parent!
ELEGANT LASS is a rebloming tetraploid iris from Vicki Craig. It was registered as a BB, even though it blooms with the IBs. ( something ought to be done for the categories in Medians, it's really turning into an absurd game!)
 
Maiden bloom for this seedling, that is absolutely up to my wildest expectations: tiny flowers, thin but strong stalks (considering we've had rain and hail for the last 2 days), very low branching, and many flowers!
It has reached 41cm so in an IB.
 
Now, let's hope it reblooms in a couple of months. I'm quite optimistic that should be the case, there are 4 growths that look they could already put up a stalk now!
 
The trick to make the old fashion shape  of the aphylla disapear is to cross them with very 'compact' irises, like most Mid-america Garden's SDBs.
 
 
 
I'm over the moon!
 
Loïc
 

WISE

    (Tom Johnson, R. 2000). Sdlg. Q61B. MDB, 7" (18 cm), E & RE.
    S. and style arms dark purple; F. darker purple, dark purple band; beards white, gold in throat, wide and bushy; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. Bee Mused X Tweety Bird. Mid-America 2001.

ELEGANT LASS

    (Vicki Craig, R. 2002). Sdlg. 1D2. BB, 27" (69 cm), EM.
    S. and style arms pale lilac aging white; F. smooth medium pinkish lilac; beards white with hairs tipped yellow, yellow in throat; foliage purple-based. Payoff X Rave Review. J & V Craig 2002.

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