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Re: Space-Agers for Eastern USA

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Space-Agers for Eastern USA
  • From: Beth Metty <patrickm@umich.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Dec 1997 19:17:20 -0700 (MST)

L.Zurbrigg wrote:
> Dear Virginia:  I meant that my Space-Age seedlings have no SKY HOOKS in
> them, -except those that have been bred from Monty's things, most of which
> come from SKY HOOKS. Other outcrosses were made netween my best rebloomers,
> ROCK STAR.These obviously are out-crosses, with no parents the same .
>     As to rebloom for your area, I recommend CLARENCE, probably my best,
> and such old reliable ones as IMMORTALITY, ENGLISH COTTAGE, I DO, PERFUME
> For outstanding color I recommend JENNIFER REBECCA (ROSE-PINK), AMANDA ERIN
> .(apricot-orange), and BLESSED ASSURANCE , a newIB in two tones of vivid
> daffodil yellow. BABY BLESSED, an SDB, is still top of the RIS Symposium
> for its class, and the newer BABY PRINCE in deep violet has been getting
> some raves.
>     Donald and some of the growers who live near you could probably give
> you some useful information about what does well in your area. PINK
> ATTRACTION is very good in most places. Lloyd Zurbrigg in Durham NC

Dear Lloyd - I'd love to have your recommendations for southeastern
Michigan, Zone 5B or 4A.  Thanks, Beth Metty, Munith MI

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