Margie, the close up does show something not
apparent--at least on my monitor--in the spaces between the veins on the other
Since this is a tangerine bearded variety, it might
be possible those faint tints in the fall are a very delicate Lycopene
pink. It is odd that the tinting is obvious only between the veins,
however. That isn't typical of Lycopene distribution.
Brazen Beauty is a beauty for sure.
Studying progenies over a couple of generations
might sort your question out. That represents a lot of
Neil Mogensen z 7 western NC
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