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Re: Even more seedlings!
  • Subject: Re: Even more seedlings!
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@cox.net>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 16:00:25 -0400



That's why I'm continuing to work with it, Jan.  By skewed, I mean that the falls, viewed straight on, are a bit tilted, giving the flower a slightly corkscrew-ish aspect.  But now, I may need to correct myself about Starring.  Looking at my Starring seedlings that have this aspect, I see that each of them also has Spirit of Memphis in its background, so that may be the culprit.  I have plenty of Spirit of Memphis seedlings that didn't inherit the "skewing", as well as some that have, but in which it doesn't detract.  It may just be that the pattern and the "tilting" don't go together.  --  Griff
Griffin's Den
Zone 7 along the tidal Potomac near Mount Vernon, in Virginia
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 3:23 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Even more seedlings!


Griff - I don't know what is 'skewed' unless you mean that the falls are a bit long for the standards, but the color is fantastic.

Jan in Chatsworth

From: J. Griffin Crump <jgcrump@cox.net>
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sun, May 16, 2010 4:49:18 PM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Even more seedlings!



Paul  --  Starring, itself, is a well-balanced plant, but my first-generation crosses from it have produced flowers that are a bit skewed, such as 03202, pictured.  Nonetheless, it has good genes.  --  Griff
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2010 5:44 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Even more seedlings!


These crosses was mostly just for fun to see what I would get. They are oddly captivating so I'm going to do it again and do sib crosses to play around.

The first is Starring x white founced SA seedling. Starring gave good width to most of the seedlings even though the white SA is somewhat lacking in form. So I'm going to do other SA crosses with Starring.

The last 3 are Champagne Frost x Starring

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