Re: PCN: cross fertile?
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] PCN: cross fertile?
- From: "Jan Clark" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 08:59:50 +1000
>As I was cleaning up a flowerbed I found a clump of seedlings, maybe
>thirty or so, that grew from a neglected seedpod from my sole PCN
>iris. I moved them to a large pot and spread them out to let them
>mature. my question is, what can i expect from them? While I only
>have one PCN, it is growing in the near vicinity of several styles of
>siberiens. Are PCN's cross fertile with sibs? or should I expect
>the offspring to be from self-pollination? Any estimate on when to
>expect to see blooms? Just curious. Any input is appreciated as I
>have no experience with PCN's at all.
They will be self pollenated. They commonly self pollenate, and it is highly
unlikely that they have been pollenated from a sib.
Australia, zone 9, soon to be zone 8
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