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Re: Rebloom seedling

  • Subject: Re: Rebloom seedling
  • From: "orders at Sutton's" <orders@suttoniris.com>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 11:07:41 -0700

Hi Betty,
Fogbound seems hit or miss as a rebloom parent but it does give a small percentage of rebloom kids.  Really good parent for form color etc.  we are still working it into our lines even though we have several generations of it's kids in the seedling beds.  Treasured has given us some very nice flowers, usually with incredible branching and bud count.  Attached is a picture of a seedling out of Treasured that rebloomed last fall and bloomed nicely in spring.  No rebloom on it yet this year but it gives you an idea of Treasured kids.  Sorry about the tear below the beards, bird was sitting on it when I went out to take the picture.  This one was 37" tall with 11 buds on nice thick strong stalks.  Bride's Blush X Treasured
Mike Sutton
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 7:39 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Rebloom seedling

In a message dated 10/3/2007 9:10:54 A.M. Central Daylight Time, orders@suttoniris.com writes:
<<Fragrant Breeze X Fogbound, currently 13 buds.>>
This seedling is 3/4 FOGBOUND.  Interesting to note that it has given rebloom in your home garden.  You are zone 9A? 
Several of the FOGBOUND children have given rebloom in Australia and CA.  When combined with other qualities, like substance, maybe this knowledge will increase the use of FOGBOUND for rebloom, even in zones 4-7! 
Anxiously awaiting the bloom of TREASURED children.  Of course, I'm anxiously awaiting any bloom! 
Bloom anxiety has to be acknowledged when one (me) is getting excited over increase on new seedlings! 
Betty W. in South-central KY Zone 6 ---If you don't cross them, you can't plant them!
Bridge In Time Iris Garden@website:
Some seedlings planted and some still in the pots!
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