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RE: African Iris bloom!


It is "drop dead" gorgeous!

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of james singer
Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2006 10:00 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] African Iris bloom!

Quite attractive, isn't it.

On Jul 30, 2006, at 9:37 AM, Kitty wrote:

> All you want to know about Grootflappie except what the common name
> means:
> http://plantzafrica.com/plantklm/moragigan.htm
>
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa W."  
> <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 10:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] African Iris bloom!
>
>
>> Wonder what language that originated in, and what it really means??
>>
>> james singer wrote:
>>> And then, any thing--plant or otherwise--with the name  
>>> "grootflappie" has a place reserved in my garden.
>>>
>>> On Jul 29, 2006, at 5:17 PM, Kitty wrote:
>>>
>>>> I had looked up African Iris and the genus Moraea was the only  
>>>> thing that came up - that's why I asked.  I know nothing about  
>>>> Moraea, Dietes, or anything else it might be.
>>>>
>>>> Dietes came up with the names:
>>>> BUTTERFLY FLAG, YELLOW WILD IRIS, PEACOCK FLOWER, UINTJIE, POUBLOM,  
>>>> WEDDING FLOWER, WEDDING IRIS
>>>>
>>>> Various Moraea use the names:
>>>> PEACOCK LILY, AFRICAN IRIS, BUTTERFLY IRIS, GROOTFLAPPIE,  
>>>> BRUINUINTJIE
>>>>
>>>> Both in Iris family, must have similaritiesI would guess.
>>>>
>>>> Kitty
>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa W."  
>>>> <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 4:06 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] African Iris bloom!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> I don't know if it is a Moraea-  it doesn't look like any of the  
>>>>> pics I could find online- but it might be??
>>>>>
>>>>> Theresa
>>>>>
>>>>> Kitty wrote:
>>>>>> Lovely.  Is this a Moraea?
>>>>>> Kitty
>>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa Witt"  
>>>>>> <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
>>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>> Sent: Friday, July 28, 2006 11:37 PM
>>>>>> Subject: [CHAT] African Iris bloom!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> African Iris bloom!
>>>>>>> Hi all- the seeds that Island Jim sent me some time ago have  
>>>>>>> grown very
>>>>>>> nicely. Now I have a lovely new flower in my garden! Jim, do you  
>>>>>>> know
>>>>>>> the botanical name for this lovely plant? Thank you!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/tchessie/album?.dir=/ 
>>>>>>> f3c1scd&.src=ph&.tok=phQ8XQFBCOC5Drxt
>>>>>>>
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>>> Island Jim
>>> Southwest Florida
>>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>>> Hardiness Zone 10
>>> Heat Zone 10
>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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