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Re: HYB: REB: seedlings

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] HYB: REB: seedlings
  • From: "jgcrump" jgcrump@erols.com
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 18:38:56 -0500

Linda  --  Very nice form, branching and bud count on your variegata
seedling.  Now you might want to see if you can keep those features and get
still-velvet falls that are a bit closer set and have reduced hafts.  CAJUN
COOKING, HALO EVERYBODY and MEXICAN HOLIDAY come to mind as crosses you
might want to consider.  Then there are non-variegatas that also might prove
interesting, such as AMBROSIA FOOL, SECRET SERVICE and TOUR DE FRANCE.  --

----- Original Message -----
From: "Linda Mann" <lmann@volfirst.net>
To: "iris photos" <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 9:46 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB: REB: seedlings

> Maiden bloom.  Both of these had enough increase left in the ground that
> I was sure they would survive without these pieces.  Just in case.
> The variegata was a complete surprise.  I dont' like that mess on the
> hafts, but the color is a knockout - butterscotch standards and velvety
> dark falls.  I seem to be breeding reblooming variegatas. ?? how did
> that happen...
> The pollen parent is so ugly that I have never taken a photo, but will
> do that next spring.  Extremely vigorous and healthy, tall stalks, good
> branching and bud count, large blooms, floppy, narrow, reflexed falls,
> base color is dull yellow, light mud colored wash on the falls.  Bee
> baby from PINK FORMAL.
> Pod parent is IC1 - reblooming amoena with short stalks that stunt if
> weather isn't ideal, heavy branching and bud count - most has been
> The yellow is HARVEST OF MEMORIES X VIOLET CLASSIC.  Flowers are small,
> typical problem with HoM seedlings.
> --
> Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
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