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Re: Re: HYB: Using good plants


On 26 May 2003 at 21:11, Ellen Gallagher wrote:

> --- Sterling Okase <sterling_o@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> >>> However, I don't often see many plants with an average of 12
> - 15 buds per stalk, TB or otherwise (this is a tetraploid
> median iris, by the way). <<<
> 
> Sterling - why not use this seedling for a few other crosses? I
> don't know what your hybridizing 'goals' are but it seems that 
> good form and vigor in a modern bearded iris is a laudable goal
> no matter your ultimate goal. 
> 
> Linda Mann said: >>> It all depends on your goals.  To win
> awards, you have to have the best flowers. The best plant won't
> get you anywhere. <<<
> 
    To wit:

    Starship Enterprise, Hello Darkness, Heaven, Santa, Feature 
Attraction, etc.

Walter Moores
Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8

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