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Re: planting TB seeds

On Fri, 22 Nov 1996 LMann76543@aol.com wrote:

> I just planted seeds from my bearded iris crosses and was surprised at the
> variability in appearance.  Two crosses with DUSKY CHALLENGER as a parent
> were huge and misshapen, seeds from a bee pod of CHERRY SMOKE were very
> uniform in size and shape, seeds from BEHOLD A LADY were all sizes and
> shapes.  
> Does size and shape of seeds have any relationship to how well the seeds grow
> or what the babies look like?  Will the babies from the huge misshapen seeds
> be huge misshapen (ruffled?) babies?  Will CHERRY SMOKE's babies all be
> tailored?  Or are these just quirks of seed formation that have little to do
> with genetics? Linda Mann lmann76543@aol.com east TN USA
Your observations on how these seedlings develope and grow would
provide a lot of answers for a lot of people.

Diana Louis <dlouis@dynamicro.on.ca>
Zone 5 Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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