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{Disarmed} Re: Re: [iris]HYB:Wearing Rubies

  • Subject: {Disarmed} Re: [iris-photos] Re: [iris]HYB:Wearing Rubies
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" jgcrump@cox.net
  • Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 12:24:47 -0400

Margie  --  The last one that I posted  --  WR x sdlg 01J14:(984M7:(Champagne Elegance x Lady Friend) x Romantic Evening)) --  is the one that I think has the best odds of producing something good in the first generation.  Both WR and 01J14 have very similar coloration, including the beards.  Both have ruffled, velvet falls.  However, I hope that 01J14's flaring falls may modify WR's pendulous falls to a happy median.  Both also have good branching and proportion.  Both 01J14 and WR, apparently, have rebloomers in their background, so one can hope a bit on that score, too.  And then there's that bit of amoena heritage on both sides.  --Griff
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 1:09 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: [iris]HYB:Wearing Rubies

Griff - that is a lot of WEARING RUBIES children you have growing!  All look and/ or sound so promising!  Is there a specific cross that you are really eager about?
~ Margie V.
Oro Valley, AZ.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2006 2:28 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: [iris]HYB:Wearing Rubies

Betty -- The last of the WR entries: 22 seeds in this lot. WR x sdlg
01J14:(984M7:(Champagne Elegance x Lady Friend) x Romantic Evening)). 01J14
is the maddeningly slow increaser mentioned in an earlier post today. But
I've been working with hard-to-hybridize flowers for so long, why stop
ow? -- Griff

----- Original Message -----
From: <Autmirislvr@aol.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2006 1:15 PM
Subject: [iris]HYB:Wearing Rubies

> There's been a discussion on photo list about the viability of WEARING
> RUBIES and the advisability of using it in crosses.
> Anyone else want to share results of the growth of WR and any children you
> might be growing from WR?
> ________________________________________________________
> Betty W. in South-central KY Zone 6 ---
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