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Re: TB: HYB: clear rim on falls

  • Subject: Re: TB: HYB: clear rim on falls
  • From: "flatnflashy" <flatnflashy@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 14:17:50 -0000

--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, "FRANCELLE EDWARDS"
<fjmjedwards@...> wrote:
>
> This seedling of mine has a noticeable clear rim on its falls. In
sunlight
> it glitters like tiny drops of dew. I thought that it was pretty
and gave
> distinction to the iris. However, noted hybridizer said that he
considered
> that type of rim a defect and destroys seedlings that have it. I
would like
> other opinions about this.
>
>
>
> Francelle Edwards Glendale, AZ Zone 9
>
Francelle,

I can see why the clear rim might be apealling, but to my eye on this
flower, it looks like it was damaged. Might be worth playing with
though... could be a really neat effect on say a black flower, one
that was super ruffled like Breakers.

christian



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