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Re: Re: TB: Renown seedlings

  • Subject: Re: Re: TB: Renown seedlings
  • From: "loic tasquier" <tasquierloic@cs.com>
  • Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 21:32:38 +0200

Thanks Linda for the detailed answer!
The worse cross is RENOWN x EYES OF NEWT
and EYES OF NEWT has leaf spot, so it must come from it.
 EYES OF NEWT is a sibling to BOURGEOIS & CAT'S EYE, but it is not as healthy.
I will keep trying to pollinate RENOWN, but i will select very healthy partners only, i can't miss using such a good pedigree!
----- Original Message -----
From: Linda Mann
Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 4:23 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: TB: Renown seedlings

Loic, the main reason I didn't use either MATRIX or RENOWN earlier is
because they don't have the health of the "big three" rebloomers here
seedlings from RENOWN are very vigorous, but DOCTOR A is very vigorous
and has healthy foliage.

The only other blooming size RENOWN seedlings are from STUNNING
SERENADE, bred in Kentucky, another very healthy and vigorous plant.
Those seedlings are producing small, not so nice blooms this year, lots
of very healthy foliage.

I think it will take a very healthy mate to give good health to its

The other RENOWN seedlings are too young to evaluate - just babies in
the field.

<I have a problem with the seedlings from Renown, they all have heavy
leaf spot.
They are the worse ones in the garden.

Can you check on yours?


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