Yes Vicki, it is a TB with smaller flowers, but
it didn't really fit the category then! So the only possibility was
Since then, Paul created his own Small Flowered
Tall Bearded category, and it is better.
Maybe you should have registered all the irises
that were difficult to fit in the now obsolete IB BB MTB categories as
It might have made AIS officials realize there
was a problem.
Now your irises are registered as IB or BB or
MTB, but they just don't fit anywhere really.
I don't know how i will manage when my TB X
MTB, IB X MTB and SDB X MTB crosses reach the registration
I will have the same problem as
i will have to register them all as
till finally people realize there is a
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Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 6:45
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] AIS 2009
It has aphylla somewhere back in its background but I would never have
registered it as a species x. To me species X means a species iris is
one of the immediate parents. Gosh, I could have introduced all our
as species X. Dolce is a TB just has smaller smaller