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Fw: [iris] RE: HYB: Rose scent

  • Subject: Fw: [iris] RE: HYB: Rose scent
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
  • Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 23:25:39 -0400

Don't know where the photo went, but here it is again -- I hope. --

----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 7:38 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] RE: HYB: Rose scent

> Tom -- Sorry I missed this message (and one of Anner's, I think)
> earlier.
> The rose-scented seedling is a TB, 063B14: (02P2 X Cherry Glen. The
> parentage of 02P2 is Saturday Night Live X
> G953X7:(93F4:((Wabash seedlings)xCongo Song) x Sweeter Than Wine). Here's
> a
> photo. -- Griff
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "thomas silvers" <tesilvers@yahoo.com>
> To: "iris-talk" <iris@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 8:13 AM
> Subject: [iris] RE: HYB: Rose scent
>> Hi Griff,
>> I'm fascinated by the diversity of scents I've noticed among the bearded
>> irises. I haven't come across a rose-scented one yet, but don't see why
>> it
>> wouldn't be possible. Is this in one of your SDB seedlings?
>> Hi Anner, it's good to hear from you again [I had been a little worried
>> and was on the verge of e-mailing you :0)]. You wrote:
>> "that among the fragrances cataloged in the AIS 1939 Check List is
>> 'rose.'
>> So, for that matter, are waterlily, may-apple, celery, and the scent of
>> the flowers of poplar and dogwood"
>> I'm not familiar with waterlily, may-apple, poplar and dogwood scents,
>> but
>> I can vouch for the celery scent. That's exactly the thought that came to
>> mind when I smelled the scent of my two newly registered diploid MTB
>> rebloomers (CRICKET SONG and EASY SMILE). It's not exactly the kind of
>> scent one's hoping for in a flower, but I guess it's not unpleasant.
>> Take care guys, Tom
>> From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
>> Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 22:24:11 -0400
>> -----------------------------------------------
>> Today, I plucked a bloom from a seedling which had sent up a stunted
>> stalk
>> to
>> see how it might look up out of the foliage. I was astonished to get a
>> rose
>> scent -- just as truly as if one were smelling a deep, red rose. Has
>> anyone
>> else had that experience with an iris? -- Griff
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