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Re: RE: HYB: Rose scent

  • Subject: Re: RE: HYB: Rose scent
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
  • Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 19:38:46 -0400

Tom  --  Sorry I missed this message (and one of Anner's, I think) earlier. 
The rose-scented seedling is a TB, 063B14: (02P2 X Cherry Glen.  The 
parentage of 02P2 is Saturday Night Live X
G953X7:(93F4:((Wabash seedlings)xCongo Song) x Sweeter Than Wine). Here's a 
photo.  --  Griff

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "thomas silvers" <tesilvers@yahoo.com>
To: "iris-talk" <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 8:13 AM
Subject: [iris] RE: HYB: Rose scent


> Hi Griff,
> I'm fascinated by the diversity of scents I've noticed among the bearded 
> irises. I haven't come across a rose-scented one yet, but don't see why it 
> wouldn't be possible. Is this in one of your SDB seedlings?
>
> Hi Anner, it's good to hear from you again [I had been a little worried 
> and was on the verge of e-mailing you :0)]. You wrote:
>
> "that among the fragrances cataloged in the AIS 1939 Check List is 'rose.' 
> So, for that matter, are waterlily, may-apple, celery, and the scent of 
> the flowers of poplar and dogwood"
>
> I'm not familiar with waterlily, may-apple, poplar and dogwood scents, but 
> I can vouch for the celery scent. That's exactly the thought that came to 
> mind when I smelled the scent of my two newly registered diploid MTB 
> rebloomers (CRICKET SONG and EASY SMILE). It's not exactly the kind of 
> scent one's hoping for in a flower, but I guess it's not unpleasant.
>
> Take care guys, Tom
>
> From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
> Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 22:24:11 -0400
> -----------------------------------------------
> Today, I plucked a bloom from a seedling which had sent up a stunted stalk 
> to
> see how it might look up out of the foliage.  I was astonished to get a 
> rose
> scent  --  just as truly as if one were smelling a deep, red rose.  Has 
> anyone
> else had that experience with an iris?  --  Griff
>
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