You're welcome Christian,
I may have posted one like it but I don't think I posted that very picture
before. Sorry if I did. I have several shots of it blooming with 6 ,
5 and 4 falls. Funny little plant.
We did indeed have two late freezes that zapped the sdb's pretty
badly. Some didn't even bloom even though the foliage was more than big
enough. Many that did bloom bloomed very short. Only now are some of
the later stalks that are developing a bit taller.
I'd be interested to read what you come up with on your hypothosis for
polytepal tendencies and cold weather being related. I don't recall hearing
anyone research that possibility before. Good luck!
In a message dated 5/4/2009 10:07:42 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
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That picture of Prank looks
familiar, did you post it before? The name rings a bell too... For what it's
worth I think Brash is related to something else that has been reported to be
Brian, did you have a 'late' frost- a frost that perhaps
'zapped' a few stalks down in the fan? I'm working an angle on "frost related
> Thanks Christian!
> Looney has the following parentage: Mochaccino X Brash I am not sure
> it is normally polytepal. This was its very first bloom here. If
> that will make two iris that we have that normally do this. Prank
> Keppel always produces some polytepal blooms every year here
> Sometime up to 6 falls although mostly 4 and 5. Here is
a shot of it with 6
> In a message dated 5/4/2009 6:41:23 P.M.
Central Daylight Time,
> flatnflashy@... writes:
> --- In
> bdavis3738@, bda
answer your question the best and most current hybridizing infomation
is probably on iris-talk. I think it operates as another yahoo group...I
> could very well be wrong... but someone else will sort it
> Anyway, there is the archives at hort.net and that is
well worth the
> reading. Search Niel Morgensen (I might have
mispelled)he was a tremendous
what you're interested in specifically will indicate who you
> Will somebody please post pedigree info for Looney? Have
to put that one
> in my notes. Does anyone know if Looney is commonly
> > Greetings fellow Iris
> > I was wondering if any of you can point me
in the right direction to
> > information on iris
genetics and hybridizing? The info in "The World of
> > Iris" is a
good start but it seems to be outdated quite a bit.
Here are a couple of pictures of a new SDB to our garden. This is Looney
> > which is a Thomas Johnson 2007 intro.
Thanks in advance for your help with the hybridizing question.
> > Brian Davis
> > Champaign, Illinois
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