Re: We have horns!
Thanks, Maureen--I'm considering crossing this mushroom puppy with COYOTE
FEATHERS, which could produce some really interesting or really ugly things
(Monty Byers, meet Chet Tompkins).
Barb in Santa Fe, telling myself I have to pack for Denver
From: Mark, Maureen <MARKM@tc.gc.ca>
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Date: Friday, May 29, 1998 7:31 AM
Subject: RE: We have horns!
>Congratulations, Barb. We've just had first blooms on Thornbird. It is
>lovely. I am definitely leaning to contrasting horns -- I've always
>liked contrasting beards. Your ugly duckling may produce a swan!
>Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)
>> From: Barbara Mann[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
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>> Sent: Friday, May 29, 1998 1:29 AM
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>> Subject: HYB: We have horns!
>> Ta Da! Announcing my very first seedling TB with horns--I was
>> beginning to
>> think it would never happen. This is from a cross of BATMAN X
>> which last year only bloomed a gangly purple hornless thing (ugh).
>> The new
>> one really looks like a child of THORNBIRD, with long fuzzy purple
>> with petaloids. Too bad the standards, which are small and open, are
>> of a dead mushroom color. The falls are washed with purple, and are
>> absolutely horizontal, and the style arms are a nice golden tan. Not
>> something anybody would want to register, but interesting.
>> Now if I would just get my nice blue horned TB from DEITY X PACIFIC
>> I'd be happy.
>> Barb in Santa Fe
>> Wonder what the judges would think of this ugly duckling if I can get
>> it to
>> the show on Saturday?