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Re: [ Thornbird]

"Patrick Orr" <PatrickJOrr@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Speaking of  Thornbird, I grew it this year to see what it REALLY looked
> like.
> 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
> 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
> coming out this fall to make room for another and is going into someone
> else's garden.
> Patrick

In my gaarden it it more green/brown and muh darker in colour.

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