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Re: "Patricia?"

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Re: "Patricia?"
  • From: geddis@directcon.net
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 22:41:50 -0000

Thank you Neil for your kind reply.  If I cannot find a "Patricia" 
iris, I guess I could hybred one of my own.  Something to think about.
I will contact John Jones as you suggest.

Mary Geddis

-- In iris-photos@y..., neilm@c... wrote:
> --- In iris-photos@y..., geddis@d... wrote:
> "Have noticed the name Patricia today...."
> Message #29945 in Iris-talk was posted by Patricia Brooks from WA 
> state with the tag "HYB: Show us your babies!"   She added the 
> comment, "Just the idea of A + B = C fills me with curiosity.  
> Parentage and results would be fascinating." and signed the 
> post, "Patricia Brooks--first-year hybridizer, nothing to show for 
> yet"
> Some of us have responded to Patricia in Iris-photos (photos cannot 
> be posted to Iris-talk) with the tags you noted.
> "Is there an iris by the name of Patricia?  If there is I would be 
> very interested in it.  Would love to have an iris with my deceased 
> sister's name...."
> The quickest way to get an answer to a question of this nature is 
> through asking John Jones for access to the iris on-line Registry.  
> In the meantime, here is some information:
> PATRICIA was registered by H. P. Sass in 1939 and introduced in 
> 1940.  I would be very surprised if this iris could now be found. 
> Several additional cultivars have been registered during the 40's, 
> 50's and 60's as PATRICIA followed by a surname, such as PATRICIA 
> CRAIG.  It is doubtful many of these are still available, but not 
> impossible.  You do your sister honor. 
> Good luck in your search!
> Neil Mogensen z 6b/7a near Asheville, NC

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