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Re: Walker Ross arilbred iris

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Walker Ross arilbred iris
  • From: Christopher Darlington <chris.darlington@sympatico.ca>
  • Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2001 22:26:47 -0400


Is there a small black signal on WALKER ROSS or is that a huge black
beard ?  I'd like to try this one since it's from Ontario and should
survive nicely here.

Was the hybridizer Walker Ross Canadian ?

Lafontaine Quebec

> Chris Hollinshead wrote:
> The attached photo is of the Arilbred iris WALKER ROSS. Chuck Chapman
> won a first prize and Queen of the Show with it in the CIS iris show
> at the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) in Burlington, Ontario,
> Canada last weekend.  I took this photo while the iris was on display
> during the show.
> Last year in the 2000 AIS awards it received the top votes for HM in
> its class (Aril-1/4 to less than 1/2 Aril)
> I believe (very optimistically of course) that this iris may well go
> on in later years to win the top award for its class, the William Mohr
> Medal (for Aril-1/4 to less than 1/2 Aril iris).
> Christopher Hollinshead
> Mississauga, Ontario  Canada
> Director-Canadian Iris Society (CIS)
> Newsletter Editor-Canadian Iris Society
> E-mail: cdn-iris@home.com
> Canadian Iris Society (CIS) website:
> http://www.members.home.net/cdn-iris
> Siberian-Species Convention 2003 website:
> http://www.netcom.ca/~cris/2003/index.html
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