Thanks Linda for the detailed answer!
The worse cross is RENOWN x EYES OF
and EYES OF NEWT has leaf spot, so it must come
EYES OF NEWT is a sibling to BOURGEOIS &
CAT'S EYE, but it is not as healthy.
I will keep trying to pollinate RENOWN, but i will
select very healthy partners only, i can't miss using such a good
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Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 4:23 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: TB: Renown
Loic, the main reason I didn't use either MATRIX or RENOWN earlier is
because they don't have the health of the "big three" rebloomers here
(IMMORTALITY, HARVEST OF MEMORIES, VIOLET MIRACLE). The DOCTOR ALAN
seedlings from RENOWN are very vigorous, but DOCTOR A is very vigorous
and has healthy foliage.
The only other blooming size RENOWN
seedlings are from STUNNING
SERENADE, bred in Kentucky, another very
healthy and vigorous plant.
Those seedlings are producing small, not so
nice blooms this year, lots
of very healthy foliage.
I think it
will take a very healthy mate to give good health to its
The other RENOWN seedlings are too young to evaluate -
just babies in
<I have a problem with the seedlings
from Renown, they all have heavy
They are the worse ones in
Can you check on yours?