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Re: Re: HYB: TB: yellow patterns?

  • Subject: Re: Re: HYB: TB: yellow patterns?
  • From: "loic tasquier" <tasquierloic@cs.com>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2009 08:48:25 +0100

Hey, Chuck, never say never!

Remember the puzzlement you were in when you saw PARADIGN SHIFT!

We are luckier than you here in Holland. Spring has finally arrived!
The iris are growing one inch per day!


  ----- Original Message -----
  From: irischapman@aim.com
  To: iris@hort.net
  Sent: Sunday, March 15, 2009 3:55 AM
  Subject: [iris] Re: HYB: TB: yellow patterns?

  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)

  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

  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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