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--- On Mon, 11/10/08, thomas silvers <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: thomas silvers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: REB: Close-up of RE3 / Veiny Rebloomer
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Monday, November 10, 2008, 8:53 AM
> Here's another recent close-up of RE3 (Veiny Rebloomer)
> from Iris cengialtii X CLOWN PANTS. This is the third year
> of rebloom, and this year it started in early September and
> is still in bloom now (early November).
> Not too shabby for being only a generation or two from the
> species irises.
> CLOWN PANTS is Iris variegata X Iris suaveolens var.
> This one and its siblings are probably a little too big to
> be classed as MTBs, but they are fully interfertile with the
> old-fashioned diploid type MTBs. They don't really fit
> with the Intermediate Beardeds. So I'm still wavering on
> whether to register them as Border Beardeds or SPECIES-X.