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Re: HYB: lets talk about green

Christian  --  If chartreuse counts in the green category, I have a seedling
with strong chartreuse "eyes".  Trouble is, I haven't yet been able to
capture the green on film.  It turns mustard yellow.  I've tried again, and
will have the film developed by sometime next week, so we'll see whether
it's worth posting.  --  Griff

----- Original Message -----
From: "Showtime Farm" <showtime@bbtel.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 4:58 PM
Subject: [iris] HYB: lets talk about green

> someone has posted another pic of an iris that is supposedly green.
> Another someone on this list has made the statement that the 'green' often
> referred to in iris is just the chlorphyll green, which is what the newly
> posted picture looks like to me.
> Something that I think I've noted is that often those iris which claim to
> green are also rather lacking in the substance department, as compared to
> say JESSE'S SONG or SILVERADO which has led me to conclude that these
> iris are merely iris so devoid of pigment and substance that they are in
> effect an Invisible Man.  In essence they are a living X-ray.
> Does anyone know of a 'green' iris which has substantial substance to
> my theory wrong?
> Is anybody out there working toward green iris and what approach are they
> taking?
> christian
> ky
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