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Re: iris dreams/solstice/WABASH X MULBERRY ROSE

LMann76543@aol.com wrote:
> As for far from pretty - would they be a lot worse than the parents?  My one
> seedling 'keeper' so far is an I. pallida X MULBERRY ROSE weed that is
> probably far from pretty by most people's standards.  Would any of the ugly
> children possibly be worth bringing along to cross with something like

A well known hybridizer told me long ago to "cross the best with the
best".  In my experience this is turning out to be true.  This is, of
course, your interested in producing an award winning iris. 

Rick Tasco
Central California
Zone 8.5

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