Over 95% of all BC iris involve plicata X plicata with BC. Vanity,
which is way back in parentage seems to be 1/2 to 3/4 plicata. so it
could have some plciata genes.
Randomly putting pollen from BC on a "not plicata" will give you a
slim to non chance of producing a BC.
Putting BC pollen on this seedling will likely give you slightly higher
then slim to non chance. So certainly a higher statistical chance.
Sort of like buying two lottery tickets instead of one doubles your
chances of winning top prize. But not where I would be putting my
From: MryL1 <MryL1@msn.com>
To: iris-photos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sun, Feb 26, 2012 9:28 am
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB: Luminosity & BC
So, you're saying my chances of getting BC by putting BC pollen
on this one are no greater than if I put the BC pollen on any other
Mary Lou, near Indianapolis