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Re: RE: Cult: deepening pinks

   Interresting to see the
> other two good reblooming pinks, PINKNESS and PINK ATTRACTION both
> have VANITY in their background.    Most pinks I find so washed
> out...would crossing to reds help with depth of color? 
> Janet Natale
> zone 8 of Sc

If you have plenty of space to experiment, try red and pink and see 
what happens.  I have never made such a cross.  Check some 
Ghio parentages and see what is in the mix.  Have you considered 
a lavender or lavender pink to cross with your pinks?  Maybe 
RUFFLED GODDESS or ANXIOUS if you want a rebloomer?  Look 
at some of Ernst's darker pinks, too.  Cross a pink self to Hager's 

Walter Moores
Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8

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