Loic - the hybridizer is Phil Cook, my neighbor up here in the northern reaches of New England bordering Quebec. I think this was his first introduction but I am not sure. I first saw it at the Japanese Iris mini-convention two or three years ago. It was in the auction at the final dinner when the name was announced, almost every hand went up to bid on it. I looked over at Phil and he looked like he was in shock...good shock. :-) I will send him your comments....he grows mostly Siberians and Japanese along with some species.
R Dennis Hager is the hybridzer of 'Simply Stated' and also of Gingham Geisha' that I posted on iris-photos last week. He is doing some good work as well as Phil and others.
loic tasquier <email@example.com> wrote:
La Mouette ("The Seagull") is fabulous!
I was like a shock when i saw it!
It is so sharply cut, you could almost hear the birds scream in the sky.
I really love it!
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Subject: [iris-photos] JI - La Mouette and JI - Simply Stated
These JIs are blooming now in my garden.
Ellen Gallagher / Berlin, New Hampshire / USDA Zone 3
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