So that gorgeous brown thing is still alive then?!
Importation isn't impossible and when there's a will there's a way. At least
we're on the same hemisphere! I would be thrilled to have the opportunity to
work with its pollen, if you could arrange that as my translator! ;) The more
I look at it, the more I love it. It almost makes me think of 'Touch Of
The branching and stalk count is great on 93P7, especially
for rebloom. I'm so used to rebloom looking so tortured with stunted stalks
and distorted blooms (if it happens at all). Granted, it is beside a building,
but still, I'm impressed. Does that stalk at left have 4 branches AND a
Thanks for humoring me through all my questions. I'm looking
forward to seeing more from your French cohort(iculturist)s. :)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org,
"loic tasquier" <tasquierloic@...> wrote:
> You know
how complicated it is to send irises to the USA!
> Especially if you are
not a business!
> I can ask Roland to send you some pollen next June!
That could be easily done. I am also going to ask him to put the parentages on
> I received some from 93P7: (('Velvet Flame' x
'Flaming Light') X 'Copper Caper') yesterday, it rebloomed 2 weeks ago, and is
still in bloom now, and when i saw it's branching on the picture, i asked
Roland for some pollen so i can pollinate my SDB in May!
> The shape of
the flower is not fabulous, but the orange beards are quite saturated till the
> don't hesite to ask if you have more questions,
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Brock Heilman
> To: email@example.com
> Sent: Friday, December 18, 2009 1:43 AM
[iris-photos] Re: Brown Seedling
> Thank-you for the parentage. (98J4 is lovely too by the
> I can certainly see the 'Patina' in it, but I'm
surprised such a rich brown could come from such a brightly colored parent as
> You wouldn't happen to know 93I4's fate would you?
I just can't get it out of my mind. Is there any hope that we might see it in
person someday? I really do think those colors are stunning! It's one of those
irises that I keep going back just to gawk at. :)
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org,
"loic tasquier" <tasquierloic@> wrote:
Brock, i am so sorry, i don't know how i mixed 93i4 and 98J4, but the
parentage i gave you was the parentage of 98J4, the red one with hooks 8
pictures under the brown one you noticed.
> > So let's
> > 93i4 is (Patina X Barocco)
> you can see barocco here http://www.iris-bulbeuses.org/iris/Barocco.htm
> > Loïc
> > ----- Original Message
> > From: Brock Heilman
> > To: email@example.com
> > Sent: Thursday, December 17, 2009 7:24 PM
> > Subject:
[iris-photos] Brown Seedling
> I'm certain there will be quite a few people who think this is just
hideous, but I wanted to share a link to a page that has one of the brownest
irises I've ever seen on it. This particular bloom looks a little tattered,
but I think the colors are gorgeous and wanted to share.
> > http://les-iris-de-laymont.jimdo.com/photos-des-iris-du-jardin/selection-dauphin/
> > The site is set up in a way that I can't link directly to
the image, but it is almost halfway down the page in the left column. Seedling
93 I4 and I'm crazy about it!
> > I usually use the
google translator, but this site also doesn't allow its pages to be opened in
a frame and it's a French site. So, I'm out of luck. At least the photos are
> > Hope someone else gets a kick out of
this seedling and not everyone hates it. :) There are plenty of other
beautiful seedling to view, I just wanted to point out the brown one.
> > Brock