just have to post one more seedling picture from this spring’s maiden
bloom. This one is from Golden
Raspberry X Pink Champagne. More
than a dozen bloomed from this cross, and most were yellow. I am not breeding for yellow, and yellow
irises seem to be very common. I
like this one because of the pattern on the falls. The bright yellow of the hafts extends
about two thirds of the way down the falls leaving a white V shaped center. I don’t recall the bud count, but I
think it was at least adequate.
selected a ridiculous number of these first year seedlings to see again, and
one I destroyed I deeply regret. It
had yellow standards, red falls with a electric blue
flash below the beards. The stalk
was so terrible I dug it, but I think I could have given it another chance.
I’d appreciate comments about this one.
Glendale, AZ Zone 9