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Re: HYBRIDIZING - Help me Bill Shear or somebody!!!

From: "Jan Clark" <janclarx@hotmail.com>

Joni writes:
> will all the seeds in that pod produce the same flower? 
Like the kittens, all genetically different even if some look the same.
> Which leads me to my next question...How long can you store Iris seeds 
and what would be the best way to store them?
Not sure, but it would be several years. Let them dry and store them in 
paper envelopes, labelled. If you have bee pollenated pods, keep the 
name of the pod parent. If you ever register it you put 'unknown' for 
the pollen parent. (not ANON, as I previously thought - Joke :-)
>If a flower pollinates itself, will the resulting seeds be copies of 
the parent? 
This is called 'Selfing' and no they won't. They may produce flowers 
that are similar, or you might get a very wide range of colours, 
patterns or forms.
There is some very useful information on growing seedlings, on Merle 
Roberts home page. I suggest you read this. You will find his page 
listed on the AIS site.
Happy hybridising, 
Cheers, Jan Clark, in Australia

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