Thanks for clearing that up for me Donald.
I DID misunderstand which one died and which one did not. I just looked at the Snow Blanket seedling's bud. Pretty
as I've ever seen!!
Keep up the good work, Donald!! :-)
~ Margie V.
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Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2007 3:36
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: AB: STUDY IN
BLACK X V122
> That's a shame it didn't survive.
This seedling is very much
alive and withstanding the wind in perfect
condition. It's not new here,
just had bloom frozen out or hailed out
in previous years. Plenty of
increase. The pollen parent - Vossen
seedling V122 - died after blooming
the first year. Taken out by the
summer heat, I think. Hard to know for
sure, but that's the most
Don't know why some
seedlings bloom out. Frustrating when they
increase well and then ALL the
fans bloom. Happening to several this
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