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Re: photo: 2 seedlings from an attempt to bring more blue to I stolonifera

  • Subject: Re: photo: 2 seedlings from an attempt to bring more blue to I stolonifera
  • From: "Ann Conway" <amconway@telusplanet.net>
  • Date: Sat, 17 May 2008 22:40:06 -0600

Those are really neat! You've gotten me very interested in the species irises! How hardy are they? I'm technically in zone 3b, but I grow things that are zone 4 and 5 with care.
Ann Conway
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Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2008 7:54 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] photo: 2 seedlings from an attempt to bring more blue to I stolonifera

I like the magenta, violet, and dark brown colorings of I. stolonifera, but through selecting clones and intercrossing them, I wanted to soften the coloring of the standards of I. stolonifera.  Two seedlings I've liked and kept are pictured below.
This seedling has lighter cocoa-colored edges on the standards.  The blue centers are wide and a light color that has some pinkish lavender influence:
This seedling has milk chocolate edging on the standards, and the blue of the standards is closer to blue.  The fall colors on this second one are darker:

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