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HYB: pollen - father of the year award


This award goes to the TB cultivar in my garden that routinely produces
lots of fluffy pollen and readily sets pods on just about any other
healthy bearded iris that I try it on.

In years past, that award has pretty much been exclusively held by
CELEBRATION SONG.  Other cultivars have produced some anthers with nice
pollen, but have not been as reliable with nearly every anther dripping
pollen as soon as the bloom opens.

This year, there are three competitors with C SONG - WHO'S YOUR DADDY,
ROMANTIC EVENING, and that little BEING BUSY look-alike seedling SDB.

WHO'S YOUR DADDY was a nice surprise - it's badly stunted, but has
produced a lot of little blooms on stumpy little branches that have
given a generous supply of pollen that has produced pods on several
things.  Rim genes!!

ROMANTIC EVENING has been producing a ridiculous amount of pollen.  I
didn't use it very much - couldn't figure out what to cross it with, but
it was prolific.

--
Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
East Tennessee Iris Society <http://www.korrnet.org/etis>
American Iris Society web site <http://www.irises.org>
talk archives: <http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-talk/>
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