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Re: Re: TB: Fading colors (was color, oldies

In a message dated 9/7/2006 7:01:17 P.M. Central Standard Time,  
lmann@lock-net.com writes:

<<FEED BACK.  Most years it is such a washed out medium  violet color, it 
made me wonder why anybody would like it, but the first time  it bloomed dark 
violet, it was
When I first started working with rebloomers, FEED BACK, IMMORTALITY, &  
SUGAR BLUES were about the only irises considered  ever-bloomers.  Twenty years 
ago FB looked pretty good in August, Sept.,  Oct. etc.  Can't say I've ever seen 
it bloom all that dark.  But  several of it's offspring have!  
Linda, I've seen wide variations in color from spring to fall.  STAR  GATE 
(child of FB) is almost Navy in cold weather.  Just a little prettier  to my 
eye.  RADIANT BLISS can have about the widest variation I've seen in  color.   

If you  don't cross them, you'll won't have to plant them! Bah! Humbug!! Hot 
Betty W. in South-central KY Zone 6 ---
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