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{Disarmed} Re: HYB: Black seedling

  • Subject: {Disarmed} Re: [iris-photos] HYB: Black seedling
  • From: "Linda Hunt" nakihee@gmail.com
  • Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 16:06:21 -0500

It is great Francelle.  Is this it's first year blooming?  Is that a touch of mahogany that I see on the hafts?
Thanks for sharing.

On 8/14/06, J. Griffin Crump <jgcrump@cox.net> wrote:

Francelle  --  Your seedling has the richness of color that I would expect from Romantic Evening, but the very ruffled form must be from Purple Pirouette.   Congratulations on getting both.  Maybe you can improve the heat-hardiness of some other very modern blacks by crossing them with this one  --  if they live long enough to make the cross!  --  Griff

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 3:31 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB: Black seedling


This is 31-52B, Purple Pirouette X Romantic Evening.  It's darker than either parent and the only black iris I've ever had that grows well and blooms without burning in my garden.   I've no idea what it would do any place else.

Francelle Edwards  Glendale, AZ  Zone 9

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