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Re: Re: HYB: seedling rebloom
iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
  • Subject: Re: Re: HYB: seedling rebloom
  • From: Betty Wilkerson <Autmirislvr@aol.com>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 10:26:50 -0400 (EDT)

 

According to my mentors, there is no such thing as a perfect iris. ;-)

<<although it isn't perfect,>>

Betty Wilkerson
Zone 6 KY
autmirislvr@aol.com

-----Original Message-----
From: flatnflashy <flatnflashy@yahoo.com>
To: iris-photos <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thu, Sep 29, 2011 7:04 am
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: HYB: seedling rebloom

So, are you saying you would introduce it in order to get that genetic
potential out there so other breeders could use it?

Or are you saying that you would introduce it, although it isn't
perfect, because it would be a good foundation on which to build your
reputation as a breeder?

Christian
--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, Linda Mann <lmann@...> wrote:
>
> Fall pollen is giving me attitude..:-(
>
> I'd introduce it because it reblooms with trigger in hot weather, is
> different from the available 'reliable' rebloomers in this climate. I
> think. Light veins on dark falls, tangerine factor. And because I'm
> starting to realize how difficult it is to breed reliable rebloomers
in
> our climate.
>
> I'm hesitant because it's not 'perfect' enough to suit me - falls not
as
> wide as I'd like, hafts messier than I'd like, although stripey hafts
> seem to go with the light rims on just about everything, including
the
> latest and greatest oncers, hasn't rebloomed every year here. Some
> folks wouldn't like that it's pretty much a single bud socketed
> sequential bloomer rather than opening three buds at once show bench
> iris, but that's not a fault to me. Substance seems pretty good, but
> blooms don't last as long as I'd like.
>
> Main issue is that I'd prefer my first introductions to be closer to
> perfect ;-)
>
> > Maybe it's me. You almost sound like you don't really like this
iris much. You sound like someone's holding a gun to your head to intro
this iris.
> > So, why exactly is it that you want to intro it again?
>
> Linda Mann east TN USA zone 7
>



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