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HYB: 201 -- Quarterbred Patterns

The assignment was to predict
colors and patterns that might
appear among offspring from a
white-ground plicata and WHITHER
THOU GOEST, a dusky rose near-

I didn't raise enough seedlings to
bloom size to analyze statistically,
but four distinct patterns appeared:

Variegated white and violet.  The best
one was introduced as GRANNY'S
GRANITE POT, because the color is
so close to that of old-fashioned
graniteware.  It's most notable aril
characteristics are the intricate dotting
and stippling on the inner part of the
falls, but it does have a linear signal.

Plicata-like.  The best one was =

introduced as QUICK CHANGE ARTIST.
It opens with fully veined falls, but the
centers quickly fade so that it quickly looks
like a plicata.

Reddish to blue-violet selfs.  A range of
shades, none worthy of introduction.

The most remarkable one had a striking
bud -- blue & green.  But quickly faded
to pale blue standards and pale green =

falls.  The most rampant grower ever to
appear in my seedling patch.  "If only" it
had had good enough form and substance
to introduce....

Sharon McAllister

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