In a message dated 8/11/2005 5:44:26 P.M. Central Standard Time,
<<What are you after in form? >>
Well, now . . . I don't like open standards. I prefer near horizontal
falls and clean colors with very little haft activity. I guess if I could
have the bloom of the lavender one in varying shades of red, perfect branching,
and frost to frost bloom, I'd be happy! Oh, add in the velvet
of 1615-1 that I posted a week or so ago! I guess I just
want it all!
Reds that rebloom in my area are rare. Put in that context, my
seedlings don't look so bad. Also, these were lines I'd abandoned at an
Another I didn't mention earlier is 1701-1RE. This was the only red
and the first to bloom last fall out of 7. iris-photo]REB:1701-1RE
Looking for something a bit more modern. Nothing has really pleased
me yet. I'm mixing in some Ghio reds. 1816-2Re (attached) Not
quite red yet!
As I said, it's still a work in progress. Looking for that perfect