Re: HYB: wide falls?
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] HYB: wide falls?
- From: "Colleen Modra" email@example.com
- Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 16:32:10 +1030
Kathleen Kaye Nelson has the widest falls and apparently passes it on to
offspring, Fertile both ways.
South Australia Zone 8/9
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From: "Linda Mann" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "iris-talk" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 9:00 AM
Subject: [iris-talk] HYB: wide falls?
> 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.
> Two wide/nearly touching falls that I grow that have produced
> pods/pollen are IVORY BLUSH and VIZIER.
> Catalogs I've hunted thru so far (Tempo Two, Keppel, Sutton) mention
> wide form for these irises:
> CHARDONNAY AND ICE, EASY LIVING, FANCY FLIRTING, FRANJELICA, GENTELMAN
> JIM, GIVE ME WINGS, IN A KISS, RULING LORD, SOFIA, TWIRL THE KILT (all
> Blyth '02) (not exactly affordable yet)
> AVONA (Blyth 00)
> BRAGGADOCIO (Keppel 97)
> CABARET GIRL (Blyth 00)
> CAFE BLEU (Blyth 01)
> DIGNITY DANCER (Blyth 01)
> EXCUSE ME DARLING (Blyth 01)
> GAELIC JIG (Blyth 99)
> GLITTERATI (Blyth 00)
> HIGH MASTER (Blyth 00)
> IN THE STARS (Blyth 99)
> INTO THE WILDERNESS (Blyth 01)
> LILY MY LOVE (Blyth 99)
> LIVING FREE (Blyth 99)
> LORD OF LETTERS (Blyth 00)
> LOVE TO FLIRT (Blyth 00)
> MAN ABOUT TOWN (Blyth 98)
> MAYBE AN ANGEL (Blyth 98)
> NOBLE CONTESSA (Blyth 98)
> PAINTED FROM MEMORY (Blyth 00)
> PEACE BEGINS (Blyth 00)
> PROPOSAL (Blyth 99)
> ROMANCER (Blyth 00)
> SCOTTISH REEL (Blyth 01)
> SET TO MUSIC (Blyth 00)
> STRICTLY JAZZ (Blyth 99)
> TANGLED WEB (Keppel 99)
> WAITING FOR GEORGE (Blyth 97)
> ZILLIONAIRE (Blyth 96)
> (some of the above are old enough to be affordable, but might be too
> expensive unless they are already available in the US)
> (several new intros from the Suttons, but I'm getting tired of typing,
> so won't list them)
> ABIDING JOY (Sutton 97)
> CREDIT LINE (Ghio 96)
> EAGLE LANDING (Sutton 00)
> FOREIGN STATESMAN (Innerst 92) (catalog says 'full purple', but that may
> refer to color rather than form?)
> GYPSY ROMANCE (Schreiner's 94)
> GOOD LOOKING (Schreiner's 95)
> GOLDEN IMMORTAL (Sutton 97)
> QUEEN ANNE'S LACE (Maryott 98)
> BROAD SHOULDERS (Keppel 01)
> NEW CENTURY (Grosvenor 99)
> Another question entirely whether or not I could grow any of these well
> enough here to get viable pollen. Maybe I can grow them indoors in pots
> on my sun porch <g>
> Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
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