hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: HYB:Germination and rebloom

That is very helpful information.  It think gives people perspective and what to expect from their own crosses.  It also is probably very helpful to those who have trouble culling their precious seedlings.

It really depends what the goals are in your hybridizing.  Not to discount your effort in desperation to save as much as you could and take your babies with you.  But it seems the strategy worked well.

I personally couldn't cull anywhere near that hard as my goals with my hybridizing are a bit more involved as to whether something grows well or reblooms... for right now anyway.  But it would be nice to get to a point where I could do that.

Paul Archer
Raleigh, NC Zone 7

Original message:---------

>More sharing of information.  In 1996 I planted the strongest of the  
>seedlings from 1995.  None had bloomed when I decided to move in  1998.  After 
>attempting to leave the irises behind, I rushed out and dug my  favorites of the 
>earlier seedling beds and the strongest (1-5 per) in each of 27  crosses from 
>1995.  (sight unseen)  Most rebloomed some.   Three have been introduced!  
>Several others have been used in  breeding.  
>Wonder how many of the remaining seedlings would have rebloomed even though  
>they weren't as strong?  Sometimes, when space or time is limited,  I ONLY 
>plant the strongest in a cross.  I just don't see those pretty  weak ones much of 
>the time!  
>Just thought I'd pass that along.  
>Betty W.  in South-central KY Zone 6 ---If you don't cross them, you can't 
>plant them!  
>Bridge In Time Iris Garden@website:
>Where the seeds are in the pots once  again! 
>_Reblooming Iris - Home Page_ (http://www.rebloomingiris.com/)  
>_iris-photos archives_ (http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-photos/)  
>_iris-talk archives_ (http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-talk/)  
>_AIS: American Iris Society website_ (http://www.irises.org/)   
><BR><BR><BR>**************************************<BR> Check out free AOL at 
>http://free.aol.com/thenewaol/index.adp.  Most comprehensive set of free 
>safety and security tools, millions of free high-quality videos from across the 
>web, free AOL Mail and much more.
>To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
>message text UNSUBSCRIBE IRIS

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement