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Re: Re: HYB: SDB (MDB?) seedling AP22
  • Subject: Re: Re: HYB: SDB (MDB?) seedling AP22
  • From: "El Hutchison" <eleanore@mts.net>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2010 09:15:33 -0500


Morning John and all.

I was going to mention that several of my MDB's have a 2nd bud on some
stalks. I'll try to note which ones.

El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
AIS Region 16

----- Original Message -----
From: "johnhb67114" <johnb002@cox.net>
To: <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2010 8:27 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: HYB: SDB (MDB?) seedling AP22

> Hello Anja. Below is the classification info from the
> American Iris Society site. One bud per stem is typical
> for MDB class.
> John B
> 1. Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB) -- the tiniest of bearded irises, with
> height of up to 20 cm (8 inches). They are also the earliest to bloom.
> They are most effective in rock gardens or planted in drifts where they
> make a "carpet of color."
> 2. Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB) -- some of the most useful garden plants,
> ranging in height from 20 cm (8 inches) to 41 cm (16 inches). They begin
> their bloom as the MDBs are ending, still quite early in the iris season.
> They are best displayed in clumps where they give the effect of a
> "cushion" of individual blooms. The colors are nearly unlimited since the
> SDBs show all the different "spot patterns" of the miniatures, as well as
> the plicatas and pinks seen in the TBs.
> --- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, "Anja Pansin/Wolfgang Zirkel"
> <zirpan@...> wrote:
>> This is another favorite seedling of mine (parentage unknown). But I am
>> not sure if it is a SDB or a MDB. The flower is very very small.
>> Unfortunately it has only one bud per stem.
>> Anja Germany zone 6
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