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RE: Hybridizing Questions

Sharon McAllister writes:

>Someone wrote:

> I absolutely love the look of an Iris named Streetwalker, but it is not a
very  vigorous grower.........
> Are Irises like people with recesive traits. 

>Yes, indeed.   Recessive traits contribute to both the fun & frustration of
>hybridizing. ...............No guarantees, of course, but you should have a 
lot of >fun along the way!

>Signing of with a gentle reminder to SIGN messages....

Oops! Sorry Sharon I thought I had signed it. Thanks for the answer, but one 
more question. How do you know if a flower has recessive w.r.t.? and what does 
w.r.t. mean?

Jefrie Jenkins
Kent, WA  zone 5
remembering to sign.

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