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Re: Seedlings

  • Subject: [PHOTO] Re: [iris-photos] Seedlings
  • From: iris4u2@comcast.net
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 00:26:48 +0000

Thank you Bill, and I am Smiling with the nice comments.  Tasco's Solor Fire, which is about the same color combination as my 23EQ line comes from a cross by Thornbird X Golden Panther.  It seems G.P. being a yellow brown may be a door to pursue.  It has that same smooth texture with the ox blood pigmentation on the Falls.  As far as marketability, it will be a few years since this was their maiden bloom.  We will see what we can do with the lot as far as intensifying the color.  Any suggestions?  Here are a couple more Reddish seedlings.
22-240:  Thornbird X Red At Night
23EW25:  Atomic Flame X Golden Panther
23GM46:  98-433 (Edna's Wish X Satan's Mistress) X Red At Night
Left to right = Top to bottom
Bob in Denver
Iris4u Iris Garden
-------------- Original message --------------
From: oneofcultivars@aol.com

In a message dated 6/11/2006 6:43:51 AM Central Daylight Time, iris4u2@comcast.net writes:


This seedlin' is appealing from a hybridizing standpoint as well as color combination.

In past post, Neil Mogensen suggested the persuit of clear reds through yellow pigmented lines. It would seem if he was correct it might be reasonable to expect red could also be inhanced with the overlaid color washes available in umbratas. Spect ole Neil is sittin' on a five gallon bucket beside the Big Guy in the sky laughin' at my continued interest in persuin' the impossible if he's readin' this. Hope so anyway.

Lookin' at your seedling photos. For what its worth, 23EQ5 appears the most marketable of the lot and likely has the same binifits or red persuit as 23EQ9.

The seedlins' are indeed inspirin' as a lot.

Bill Burleson

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