Thanks for the comment,
Griff. The cross is Wearing Rubies X Epicenter.
Over two dozen bloomed from that cross
last year. I kept the two blackest ones and the two with the best
branching and bud count. This was one of the blackest ones that this year
also had good branching and adequate bud count.
I am hoping for some rebloomers from
that cross. I went away out on a limb and crossed the earliest blooming
ones with my white Cloud Reflection, hoping to strengthen the rebloom and get
some nice light reds or pinks. Do I now understand that all the seedlings
will be black? Well a reblooming black with CR’s form and vigor
wouldn’t be bad.
Francelle Edwards Glendale, AZ Zone 9
Behalf Of J. Griffin Crump
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2008 9:59
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] HYB:
Black irises (Anthrocyanin sidetracked)
Wow, Francelle -- 63-75A
looks scrumptious! What's the cross? -- Griff