Gosh, call me sentimental if you will, but I
still have the few emails Neil sent me.
El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2011 9:18 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: HYB: sdlng from Pink Formal
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
--- In email@example.com,
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.
cream- PFb1: (PINK FORMAL x bee) X early purpley - drnown-1:
ALAN x RENOWN).
> "early purpley" is the one I sent you,
> 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.
Mann east TN USA zone 7