Very nice, Tom. I can't tell from the photo
if it has pbf too.
El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Z3
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 2:49 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB: First bloom (a maiden) purpureobractea
Well, the very first iris bloom opened yesterday here. It was a hybrid (can't
remember the direction for this particular seedling) between Iris pupureobractea
and a seedling of mine I call "PBF/RM".
You can see pictures of each of
the parents at these links:
thought it was interesting how each parent nearly canceled out the primary
pigment of the other leaving a washed out combination of pale purple and pale
yellow. I wonder how much variation the siblings and reverse cross seedlings
will show. Stay tuned, more maiden stalks are on the way!