Those are really neat! You've gotten me very interested in the species
irises! How hardy are they? I'm technically in zone 3b, but I grow things that
are zone 4 and 5 with care.
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Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2008 7:54
Subject: [iris-photos] photo: 2 seedlings
from an attempt to bring more blue to I stolonifera
I like the magenta, violet, and dark brown colorings of I.
stolonifera, but through selecting clones and intercrossing them, I wanted to
soften the coloring of the standards of I. stolonifera. Two seedlings
I've liked and kept are pictured below.
This seedling has lighter cocoa-colored edges on the standards. The
blue centers are wide and a light color that has some pinkish lavender
This seedling has milk chocolate edging on the standards, and the blue of
the standards is closer to blue. The fall colors on this second one are
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