So,am I reading this correctly? You're saying that there is a type of anthocyanin that is pinkish rather than the indigo ink ink pot color that comes to my mind. And, you're also saying that brown is by definition when that pink anthocyanin layers with yellow?
I'm only just typing this and I already feel the void where Neil would have answered...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Linda Mann <lmann@...> wrote:
> These are mostly for Betty, but maybe of interest to others. Garden
> name is 'brick', which is what the color reminded me of most. Color in
> these photos is kinda wack. Same blooms, diff amount of light & angle.
> muddy cream- PFb1: (PINK FORMAL x bee) X early purpley - drnown-1:
> (DOCTOR ALAN x RENOWN).
> "early purpley" is the one I sent you, Betty.
> Some of the blooms look pink in the photos, but I think that's layering
> of the pinkish looking anthocyanin pigment with yellow, not true pink.
> In other words, brown.
> Linda Mann east TN USA zone 7