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RE: Hyb:My Birthday Surprise-Maiden bloom

Hi Mike


Pod parent is Hot Secret.

I must say most of Firebeard’s seedling don’t make the keeper status.




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Sent: Tuesday, 20 May 2008 10:59 PM
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Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Hyb:My Birthday Surprise-Maiden bloom


Very nice Colleen, what's the pod parent?  Personally have never had a nice seedling come from Firebeard, George has but I have had no luck with it.  Good to see you got such rich coloring on a rebloomer!  thanks for posting


----- Original Message -----

Sent: Monday, May 19, 2008 2:49 PM

Subject: [iris-photos] Hyb:My Birthday Surprise-Maiden bloom



I love it when seedlings bloom for the first time in autumn/winter. Very good rebloom sign. This bloomed for the first time on my birthday. Has heaps of buds, double stalk. It has poor branching, but given that it is maiden bloom, in late autumn, I’m very much looking forward to seeing it’s spring bloom. Pollen parent is Firebeard, so that’s where the rebloom comes from, but much better form and substance. It had been out from several days in the rain when I took this.

Colleen Modra

Adelaide Hills

South Australia


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