I read that and then the old brain promptly forgot it, sorry.
We're hoping for rain here too. There's also been some nearby tornados the
last few years too. We've had snow in May the last 2 years.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Linda Mann" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2010 5:06 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: HYB: TB: first maiden of the season
> It's not the first bloom of the season, just the first maiden seedling
> bloom. A sibling that maiden bloomed late last fall has 5 stalks with
> buds showing color!
> It's basically a very stressed TB - stunted TB diameter stalk, crumpled
> bloom. While the height might be close to SDB this time, it's probably
> not a median ;-(.
> Could be median or at least BB, with those IMM genes in there, but one
> of the reasons for playing with the PINK FORMAL bee baby is that it
> seems to mostly overwhelm short/small flower median? genes (that I don't
> want) coming from IMM.
> Finally supposed to get some rain this weekend, hopefully not mixed with
> tornados and hail
> <The first iris of the season to bloom sure is exciting, especially your
> own seedling. Is it SDB height, Linda?
> El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Z3>
> Linda Mann east TN USA zone 7
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