In a message dated 6/10/2008 1:54:28 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
I'm understanding correctly... if blue and violet stains appear on the paper
towel, but could not be seen in the flower, then there's still a good chance
that some offspring could be these colors?
Yes. I was working with recessives and thus trying to eliminate the
ones that were pastel because of the presence of an inhibitor -- but it should
work in reverse and serve to identify those that have a signficant dose of the
precursor pigments that just need to be "turned on" in the next