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


In a message dated 97-02-09 13:16:06 EST, you write:
<How "complete" is complete?  I printed out only 16 generations -- enough to
account for the aril heritage and find PROGENITOR as a distant ancestor.[of
Earl of Essex}.>>

<< Clarence, I'm not trying to start an argument, but I need to know whether
 put something into my database in error or just traced the chart back
 than you did.
No argument here! You are absolutely correct!  I just did not pull out my
chart on the VIOLET CLASSIC side of the pedigree when yakking on. Now, if I
had not been so tunnel-vison focused on the 'aril' issue, I would have
recalled the VIOLET CLASSIC side of the family.  The reason I SHOULD have
remembered it is that VIOLET CLASSIC is a "grandfather" of my own SUKY (and
you just know I have that pedigree all laid out!)  

I do certainly agree with you that EARL OF ESSEX is an iris with a
fascinating pedigree.  I would add that among cold climate rebloomers it is
an anomaly in a number of respects.  It combines "warm climate rebloomer"
lines with "cold climate rebloomer" lines---and Lloyd will probably be the
first to tell you, as he has written it before, such breeding does not
normally produce good cold climate rebloomers.  The great diversity of its
species background, however, may well be the key to its success as a cold
climate rebloomer. 

When giving programs on iris breeding, the EARL OF ESSEX pedigree would be a
wonderful example to use!  Clarence Mahan in VA

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index