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Re: HYB: Breeding for turquoise?

  • Subject: Re: HYB: Breeding for turquoise?
  • From: "donald" <donald@eastland.net>
  • Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 12:33:00 -0000

Chuck,

That's what I see. Here it's always been on ABs, but Mary Lou has it
on TBs. This from a TB or median? The color has shown up in the
falls on two AB seedlings. Any idea what's at work to produce the
color? It didn't burn off on the falls.

Donald Eaves
donald@eastland.net
Texas Zone 7b, USA

--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, irischapman@... wrote:
>
> Here is a close up of a stygmatic lip of a seedling. Turquoise on
red
> stripes. Two of these seedlings have this. Many more to bloom from
> this cross.
>
> Chuck Chapman
>
>
>
> Re: HYB: Breeding for turquoise?
>
> Posted by: "thomas silvers"
> tesilvers@...
>
>
> tesilvers
>
>
>
> Thu May 29, 2008 5:39 am (PDT)
>
>
> Hi Sharon,
>
> I see it! That's pretty cool!
>
> I hope that I'm able to get that effect out onto the
>
> falls of my diploid beardeds. Our sun (here in
>
> Maryland) probably isn't as brutal as you get, but so
>
> far, the color in the style midribs has been holding
>
> strong, all the way until they wither.
>
>
>
> And I've seen that banding effect (you mentioned in
>
> other post) in the style arms of some irises. I
>
> usually only see it when I've removed all the
>
> standards and falls for pollinating, since most of
>
> what I'm working with doesn't have open standards.
>
>
>
> 'Rosemary's Dream' is one that has pronounced bands.
>
>
>
> Thanks and best wishes, Tom
>



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