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Attempts for a pink arilbred
  • Subject: Attempts for a pink arilbred
  • From: Elmsterj@aol.com
  • Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 03:00:07 EDT

To date, there has not been a true pink arilbred.  It is difficult to coax pink tones from rose parents and also to erase lavender tones.  One tries, and the dominant purple and yellow tones take over.  However, a little breakthrough comes along now and then.  My pinkest to date is shown in the photo below, though the yellow and lavender tones sneaked in:
In the photo of the next seedling, the rose tone dominated the falls:
A third seedling, from using Paul Black's pink small-flowered TB 'Dolce' gave pinker tones but produced an arilmedian with just 1/4 aril blood:

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