Trying to make a seedling selection virtue from this harsh spring. This one
just late enough to escape any damage from the April cold, although it did
a pod. I always keep an eye out for tall stuff, since Z5 RE breeding
get shorter progeny, and this one was tall, but only 33" this
spring. Very nice
branching and intense color, which don't show up in the crummy photo.
The Tenderly offspring I'm getting so much action from tend to have
falls. That's also something I'm trying to correct.
But first, I had to get it out of the weeds and depleted ground back by the
Next year I'll have a better idea of what it can do and a better chance of
Should also have lots of choices - too many. A pink over lavender or
blue Z5 RE is
something I've wanted for a long time.
BTW - The first-of-crop fall maiden posted 10-21-08 has a pathetic stalk up
showing color. Feed Back X Entangled. Short sib to the 39"
Aaargh seedling that
hasn't managed to open in fall. Both need a talking to.
Robert - really like that second seedling. The one with 9 maiden
blooms and short
horns. Nice substance, width and ruffling on a SA - looks like
one worth paying
Mary Lou, near Indianapolis, Z5