Re: HYB: wide or interspecies crosses
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- Subject: Re: HYB: wide or interspecies crosses
- From: Diana Louis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 04:26:16 -0600 (MDT)
On Mon, 13 Oct 1997, Chad Schroter wrote:
> Have seen some interesting messages referring to interspecies cross's,
> ones I think I remember were Louisiana Tet. by Spuria and Louisiana Tet. by I.
> versicolor. I have read about some in WOI specifically involving I. pallida, I.
> tectorum, I. japonica, i.e. the evansias. How can I predict what will "take" as
> some of these crosses involve some strange Chromosome counts (28 x 30) etc. I
> have most types of Iris including some Tet. Louisiana's and several species iris
> and would like to play around but don't know what "works". It would be more fun
> if the offspring had some chance of being fertile instead of mules. Louisiana x
> Spuria sounds pretty WIDE to me, like PCI by Siberian (CalSibe ?). Any fun
> suggestions out there ? Chad Schroter in Los Gatos CA Zone 9b
Chad, Try I versicolor X I ensata. Tony Huber has been very
successful with these.
Diana Louis <email@example.com> <- private email address
Zone 4 Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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