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Re: breeding 6 fall bearded Irises

  • Subject: Re: breeding 6 fall bearded Irises
  • From: greenthumbs <greenthumbs777@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 09:03:17 -0700 (PDT)

   Thanks! Yes, that does help. I guess I need to find a small division of
'Falling For You'.


David












--- On Wed, 5/27/09, Michael Sutton
<info@suttoniris.com> wrote:

> From: Michael Sutton <info@suttoniris.com>
>
Subject: Re: [iris] breeding 6 fall bearded Irises
> To: iris@hort.net
> Date:
Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 11:38 AM
> Indigo Princess X Six Pack. 
> Falling For
You seems to have the highest 
> percentage of "Flats" from anything either
George or I have
> worked with. 
> Six Pack would be number 2 at about 10%. 
All the
> others Unfurled Flag, Flat 
> Rate, Judy Mogul, etc. have very low
to no flat seedling
> production...... 
> for us anyway.  Don't know if that
helps, just
> observations from our 
> gardens.
> Mike Sutton
> 
> -----
Original Message ----- 
> From: "greenthumbs" <greenthumbs777@yahoo.com>
> To:
<iris@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 6:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [iris]
breeding 6 fall bearded Irises
> 
> 
> >I looked up 'Falling For You' and it
looks quite
> similar to 'Six Pack'. You 
> >do
> > know if there is any
common ancestry involved?
> >
> > I think 25% seems like quite a
> > good rate
for a mutation? If I could get a rate that
> high, I would be 
> > quite
> >
pleased. I breed fowl and that is about the same rate
> as for some of their
>
> traits.
> >
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v70/Indiana_Gardener/2007%20birds/hakuraiko
> > u-5-1-2009.jpg
> >
> > The somewhat fickle nature of the flat trait not
>
always
> > holding true is something I've read about, but have
> yet to
witness with 
> > the
> > ones I have here. Does that seem more or less
frequent
> some yrs than 
> > other?
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> > David
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --- On Wed, 5/27/09, Michael
Sutton
> > <info@suttoniris.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> From: Michael Sutton
<info@suttoniris.com>
> >>
> > Subject: Re: [iris] breeding 6 fall bearded
Irises
> >> To: iris@hort.net
> >> Date:
> > Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 9:37 AM
> >> about 25% from a few crosses with
> >> Falling
> > For You.  Flats can
have a tendency to not
> >> always be flat too....can't quite
> > figure that
one out as 7
> >> flowers on the same stalk will be flat with six
> > falls
and
> >> beards and then two will not be flat but usually
> have six
> >>
falls
> > with no beards.  they are a bit frustrating and
> >> could use some
really
> > focused work.
> >> Mike Sutton
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message
----- From:
> > "greenthumbs" <greenthumbs777@yahoo.com>
> >> To:
<Iris@hort.net>
> >> Sent:
> > Tuesday, May 26, 2009 3:34 PM
> >> Subject:
[iris] breeding 6 fall bearded Irises
> >>
> >>
> >> > Hi all,
> >> >
> >>
>   I just joined the list. I
> have been
> >> attempting
> > to breed flat
beardeds. I have only been
> >> successful in getting three
> > seedlings so
far and have yet to
> >> see what blooms they produce. I would
> > ideally
like to
> >> produce numbers more into the 100s or 1,000s for
> better
> >>
>
> selections. I have more blooms this yr than last and
> the
> >> weather has
been
> > cooler and more humid. Maybe things will
> >> turn out better this
yr.
> >> >
> >>
> >>   My question regarding this
> breeding
> >> has to do
with the heredity of the
> > 6-fall trait. I was
> >> wondering how it
transfers to offspring? My guess
> is
> > that
> >> it's co-dominant, or
incompletely dominant, since
> I've seen
> >> some Iris
> > that seem to have
this trait to varying degrees
> >> and do not appear completely
> > 100%
either way?
> >> >
> >> >   Has anyone ever bred a
> 6-fall iris to
> >> a
standard
> > iris, and if so, what would you say was the
> >> approximate
percent, if any,
> > that turned out flat?
> >> >   Thanks for any info!
> >>
>
> >> >
> >> > David
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
>
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