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Re: HYB: wide falls?

Linda, go to iris-photos, June 25, 2002 and look at Merle Roberts' 
97-88a.  This should put some width into your seedlings.  Beg, 
plead, etc. for a piece.

Walter Moores
Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8

On 1 Dec 2002 at 17:30, Linda Mann wrote:

> More questions...
> Catalogs occasionally describe flowers as wide/broad or hafts
> touching/nearly touching/overlapping.
> I'm on the lookout for some affordable cultivars with broader hafts to
> cross with some of my tough oldies.  I've hunted thru catalogs looking
> for introductions described as having wide falls/touching hafts and
> then did a few pedigrees to see if there were some parents that showed
> up a lot, without much luck.
> SILVERADO shows up in several.  Farther back, NEW MOON is in several.
> Lots of Gatty cultivars show up, but the catalogs I've studied have
> mostly westcoast/Oz breeding, so that's not surprising.
> Are Gatty cultivars known for wide falls?
> Any ideas on which cultivars have made a significant contribution to
> wider falls?
> Any suggestions/ideas/help appreciated.

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