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Re: "Black" Iris, DUSKY C.


Leon Adams Jr wrote:
> 

> Can an Iris be registered with unknown parentage. I always assumed it had to
> have a pedigree for registration. In fact I threw away a bunch of seeds that
> got mixed up and I didn't know who belonged to whom.
> 
> Jefrie Jenkins
> Kent, WA zone 5


Jefrie,

This happens quite a bit.  Maybe not so much as both parents are unknown
as is the case with Dusky C, but more so with one parent unknown. 
Usually the pollen parent is unknown as some hybridizers will plant "bee 
crosses".

Rick Tasco 
Central California
Zone 8.5











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