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Please share your photos of this black plicata you're talking about. 
I'd like to see it.

SYNCOPATION was the first to bloom in the bed beside the house and I was
really blown away since I'm still quite new to modern formed irises.


Mike Sutton wrote:
> Hey Chris,
> Those two flowers are great here too.  Used Blackout as a parent, crossed it
> with Select Circle, a really nice dark plicata.  Wanted to do two things, #1
> get a black and white plicata and #2 use the resulting cross in broken color
> work.  Got some *really* nice recessive black plicatas!  One is a future
> intro and if I could find a picture I would post it.  Anyway we were able to
> use the seedlings in a myriad number of crosses this year, including much
> broken color work.  Sycopation is just one of those eye catchers, isn't it?
> BTW nice color on  your picture.  Thanks for the post
> Mike
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Christopher Darlington <chris.darlington@sympatico.ca>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Here's a photo of BLACK OUT , probably my favorote iris this year out of
> > my new acquisitions.  What I liked about it the most besides the vigor
> > and multiple stalks from a first year planting was that fact  bloom
> > lasted more that two weeks.
> >
> > Another great TB this year for me was SYNCOPATION .  What a knock out !
> >
> > Chris Darlington

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