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Re: Hybridizing

LMann76543@aol.com wrote:

> I am starting to be suspicious that this is how a lot of hybridizing of iris
> is done : )  - what's in bloom at the same time and looks like it might make
> an interesting or good cross, except for the really big outfits that have
> tons of material to work with.  True?

Not true in most cases!

Most hybridizers on the West coast, myself included do mostly planned
crosses.  We set a goal and try to arrive at it.  Sometimes this may
take many years.

Rick Tasco
Central California
Zone 8.5

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