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Re: Ugly duckling

  • Subject: Re: Ugly duckling
  • From: Betty Ann Gunther <bettyg@cybermesa.com>
  • Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2008 18:00:20 -0600

I am with you on saturated color in iris and also in amoena's probably
for the same reason. Some people prefer pastels. That's okay with me
and I never spurn an iris -- pastel or otherwise, but I really go for
the saturated ones.
The other Betty ( Gunther)

Autmirislvr@aol.com wrote:
>
> I want to thank Loic, and everyone else, who responded to my ugly
> duckling.
>
> I've learned so much from this cross. (Lemon Reflection x All Revved Up)
>
> This is one of the second year germinants that bloomed in the summer
> of 2006. We discussed them a bit at the time.
>
> My inner rebloom enthusiast does like it and I recognize it's worth as
> a parent. Much of it's preceived roughness can be attributed to the
> self x plicata factor. Cleaning them up may be a problem. Another
> seedling, crossed with a blue bitone, gave a seedling with veiny
> falls. (Think Crazy For You,)
>
> Stated in another way, their value may be better used in the
> yellow/red plicata line. Of course, this was the original goal.
>
> <<don't always need to be bright and garish,>
>
> Unfortunately, that is one of my faults! I love irises with super
> saturated colors. The hotter the better. I love the amoenas,
> probably because I get the contrast all in one bloom.
>
> I see pastels as accent colors. It's a good thing people like to send
> them as bonus material! <smile>
>
> One of my original goals was to widen the color range in rebloom. I
> get really tired of white, purple & yellow.
>
>
> Thanks to all!
>
> Betty
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loic tasquier <tasquierloic@ cs.com>
> To: iris-photos@ yahoogroups. com
> Sent: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 1:57 am
> Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Ugly duckling
>
> Hello betty,
>
> The colours are nicely subtle, don't always need to be bright and
> garish, some people might find this one very pleasing.
> And the touching falls are so good : you are proving rebloomers have
> reached a level that can compare to non rebloomers !
>
> Don't let the shrinking days get your spirit down, this is a lovely
> rebloomer Betty!
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Autmirislvr@ aol.com <mailto:Autmirislvr@aol.com>
> *To:* iris-photos@ yahoogroups. com
> <mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
> *Sent:* Monday, October 06, 2008 9:24 PM
> *Subject:* [iris-photos] Ugly duckling
>
> This is 1812-2G-03re . . . Lemon Reflection X All Revved Up.
> Three stalks blooming today and it looks like all mature fans have
> stalks. Anyone like these colors?
>
> I just can't warm up to this. Maybe the next generation?
>
> Betty Wilkerson
> Bridge In Time Garden
> KY
> Zone 6
>
> Also have a child of Total Recall with 3 stalks.
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