Use of the word "Seedling"

Harold Koopowitz
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 04:45:34 PDT
I use it the same way for "unregistered" daffodil or orchid hybrids 
that I or some one else has grown from seed.

At 11:53 AM 4/14/2011, you wrote:
>For me, my experience with "seedlings" comes from hybridizing irises.
>Anything I've grown from seed, is a seedling... even if it is 15 years old
>now and a massive clump of rhizomes in my garden.  To other hybridizers (&
>iris enthusiasts in general) the name "seedling" implies that I haven't
>named, registered, or introduced this iris yet.
>Dennis in Cincinnati
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