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Re: HYB: TB: yellow patterns?

  • Subject: Re: HYB: TB: yellow patterns?
  • From: irischapman@aim.com
  • Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2009 22:55:51 -0400

I don't think such a pattern can exist. This pattern involves exclusion of cartenoid pigment from "variagata spot" area, so the pigment would not be present at end of beard.

We do have almost complete loss of snow cover at this time, but this is a bad thing, as now we will have lots of heaving.

Chuck Chapman

Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 15:54:12 -0500

From: Linda Mann <lmann@lock-net.com>

Subject: [iris] HYB: TB: yellow patterns?

I've been going thru old and new catalogs (rainy day) looking at

patterns in yellow (or pink or orange) tall bearded irises and can't

find anything quite like what I'm looking for.  Maybe someone can help?

I'm looking for either white or yellow (or pink or orange) standards,

white falls with a yellow (or pink or orange) rim or band around the

outside edge <and> a blotch or wash of yellow (or pink or orange) around

the beards.

I've found many white falls with a band of yellow, quite a few with

yellow shoulders, but can't find anything like that. Is there such a thing?

Some of the medians are close - maybe this pattern would have to come

from them?

i.e., Arianna photo in Tempo Two catalog looks like it, although from

description, the "honey" color around the beards is maybe due to added

anthocyanin, not just yellow.

I wonder if the combination of yellow 'amoena' with a really wide white

rim and no white around the beard crossed with something with white

falls and a yellow rim could produce the pattern I'm looking for.

Chuck, have you thawed out of the snow yet?  Any suggestions?

- --

Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8

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