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RE: SPEC: biversata

Thanks, Christy.  I was wondering too.  Where did you find the explanation?

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (zone 4) -- where we have lots of lovely white mulch

> Dennis,
> Found this explanation: "Improved plants (versicolors) are crossed by I. 
> ensata, recrossed by versicolor x self and crossed again by I. ensata or 
> virginica."
> Haven't heard whether any of the advanced generation virginica crosses
> have 
> worked so the definitions should be:
> Versata: Versicolor X JI
> Biversata: (Versicolor x JI) X versicolor or selfed
> Reversicolor: ((Versicolor x JI) x versicolor) X JI
> Christy Hensler
> Newport, WA
> Z4b
> ----------
> From:  Dennis Kramb
> I'm looking at my SIGNA list and wondering what's exactly a
> biversata?  and reversicolor?
> --

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