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Re: What is a "Blyth iris"

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: What is a "Blyth iris"
  • From: Mark Thornsburg <thrnsbrg@flash.net>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 21:14:34 -0600 (MDT)

> Kathy wrote"
> This is only an iris that is hybridized by a gentleman from Australia
> named
> Barry Blyth.  His irises are often distinctive and he's got a slightly
> different approach than many other hybridizers.
> Pardon my ignoramiocity...BUT...what is his "unique" approach?  And
> what is line breeding?  I always thought MY approach was unique:  be
> thankful for ANYTHING that's blooming in your garden, then go smear
> pollen all over it...oh, well.


> His irises are availalbe in great selection from Keith Keppel in
> California,
> to name one outlet...
> Kathy Guest, E. Aurora, NY

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