Adam -- As tailored as they are, they
probably won't change much in appearance, although they might get larger, flare
more and produce more branching. In short, they might become a bit more
attractive than they already are. But seedlings do improve, and
even show marked changes in appearance from year to year (better or worse) as
they mature. So, if you have the space, it's worth keeping a "maybe"
seedling for up to 5 years, I'd say. You may also see traits in it that
you can use in breeding, even if the seedling itself isn't
introduceable. I like those light beards contrasting with the
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Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 8:52 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB:
Here's two irises for June . . . SDB's
These are siblings to that
(E. Hall seedling X BLUE FOR SUE.) They
turned out a little nicer, for
sure! But I'm not crazy about them.
Maybe they'll improve next
Just having fun seeing my first year of seedlings in bloom
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