Re: a siberian by any other name......maybe the rightname?
- Subject: Re: [iris-photos] a siberian by any other name......maybe the rightname?
- From: Bill & Gale Wells firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sun, 18 May 2003 22:32:50 -0500
On the other hand, maybe it *is* Butter And Sugar. I have now found some
pictures online that show Butter and Sugar having a lot more sugar than butter...Those
pics are pretty similar to mine. Maybe I've got the correct name after all.....
What do you all think?
Bill & Gale Wells wrote:
Ok, you iris sleuths, it's my turn to ask for help with an ID. I've
attached pics of an iris that I purchased several years ago as Butter
and Sugar. I planted it in a very moist spot where it languished for a
couple of years, surviving, but little else. Last year, I moved it to a
spot where its feet could dry out and it responded pretty well, and
bloomed this year. The pictures of Butter and Sugar that I have seen
online show yellow falls with white standards, so it obviously was not
true to name. This was my first Siberian, and I have not seen others in
person, but the foliage and growth habit look very similar to that of
Super Ego that I got last year, so I would assume it is a siberian. The
bloom is at 22 inches and I have attached both a mug and clump shot.
Bill Wells (in southern MO where the rains just keep on coming, causing
more fallen stalks than ever before)
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