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[PHOTO] RE:Getting the joke/Thornbird

Speaking of  Thornbird, I grew it this year to see what it REALLY looked

Every picture I have seen of it has been different, COMPLETELY, and I
understand the shading varies depending on location.

I saw it growing in Argyle Acres in Texas, and I was not impressed with it,
but then again it was right next to bright bold and beautiful looking
irises, and it was in the shade of many trees.

When I returned from Dallas, TBird was blooming in my garden, and WOW, what
a different look it had to it!  It really looked VICTORIAN in my garden, so
I had to take a picture of it.

I am sad to say, however, that my picture couldn't grasp the true color of
this flower, no matter what angle or flash I tried to capture it, but I came
pretty dang close.

I am attaching a pic of it here for y'all to see.

IMHO, I can appreciate Thornbird now for what I know it really is, but it is
coming out this fall to make room for another and is going into someone
else's garden.

----- Original Message -----
From: Chad Schroter <chad.schroter@quantum.com>
To: <iris-photos@egroups.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 11:03 AM
Subject: RE: [iris-photos]Getting the joke

> It all started with THORNBIRD, some like it,others just can't stand
> the fact that other's like it. Then it won a Dykes and look out ...
> Rusty has often passionately come to the defense when some would
> cast aspersion on THORNBIRD, one who is not shy in expressing displeasure
> would be our Bill Shear (who's OK in my book BTW). So now whenever Mike
> comes up with something really wild and THORNBIRD like well.... Mickey
> it ..
> When Rusty first exploded onto Iris-talk there was a lot of fun too,
> some people just can't cope I guess....
> Chad Schroter
> >>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>From: scott.biehle@experian.com [mailto:scott.biehle@experian.com]
> >>>Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 9:19 AM
> >>>To: iris-photos@egroups.com
> >>>Subject: Re: [iris-photos] 2001 intro
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>I'm feeling left out!  Someone wanna let me in on the joke?
> >>>
> >>>Or not . . . just curious
> >>>
> >>>Scott
> >>>
> >>>
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