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RE: another seedling


Hi Chuck,


I have no trouble believing that the yellow pigment is still present, but couldnât yellow + blue-violet (âhorticultural blueâ) give just about any color in the iris spectrum, depending how strong each pigment was and the exact hue of each?


From: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com [mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Chuck Chapman
Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2012 1:00 PM
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] another seedling



The bright yellow of Billionaire is there with the blue of delpninidin.
The two combined gives you purple.

To check this out for yourself, put a petal of this seedling into
boiling hot water. the anthocyanin delphinidin is water soluble. The
yellow isn't. so after the anthocyanin has dissolved, you will see the
yellow. May need a couple of hot water treatments to get all the
anthocyanin disolved.

Chuck Chapman

-----Original Message-----

rom: robert sutton <20060sutton@gmail.com>
To: iris-photos <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sun, Apr 29, 2012 12:30 pm
Subject: [iris-photos] another seedling

Just opened, parentage is Billionaire x Now see This. strange how the
bright yellow color of Billionaire has become totally recessive

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