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Re: Not Batik!

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Not Batik!
  • From: "Cheryl Leigh Chamberlin" clc@cherylleigh.com
  • Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 09:26:44 -0400

Dana,

You didn't miss anything. I just wasn't at all clear in my original post.
I'll go and take a clump shot after breakfast and post that.

Sorry for the confusion.

Cheryl Leigh
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dana Brown" <ddbro@llano.net>
To: <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, 22 May 2003 10:03 PM
Subject: RE: [iris-photos] Not Batik!


> Cheryl,
> Sorry, I missed the part where you explained that it was EVERY bud and
that
> there were three different flowers on three different stalks all exactly
the
> same.    That information makes a big difference!  From your original note
I
> thought it might be first bloom on a clump.  I hope you have better luck
> with your replacement.
>
> Dana Brown
> AIS Region 17 Judges Training Chairperson
> Director TBIS
> AIS, ASI, MIS, RIS, SPIS, TBIS
> Malevil Iris Gardens
> Lubbock, TX
> Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset
> mailto:dana@malevil-iris.com
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cheryl Leigh Chamberlin [mailto:clc@cherylleigh.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 6:57 PM
> To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Not Batik!
>
> Dana,
>
> I remember the thread about Batik acting strangely, and I looked at it
> before I posted and before I contacted the grower from whom I got the
iris.
> When the iris was in bud I was worried because the buds were white, and I
> did think I had a case of Batik gone haywire. But it seemed awfully
strange
> to me that EVERY bud would be white and that the three open flowers on
three
> different stalks would all look like the exact same plicata! I thought
when
> Batik reverted, the effect was on individual flowers, not every one in the
> clump! I don't think the unopened white buds are going to bloom looking
like
> Batik, either.
>
> Plus, I haven't seen any pictures of Batik with the falls slightly curled
up
> as mine are, but I have found many pictures of Rare Edition online which
> show that.
>
> Cheryl Leigh
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dana Brown" <ddbro@llano.net>
> To: <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Thursday, 22 May 2003 6:33 PM
> Subject: RE: [iris-photos] Not Batik!
>
>
> > Cheryl,
> > There was a thread not to long ago about Batik and it's sometimes
strange
> > behaviour.  Every once in a while Batik loses it's little mind and
blooms
> > half Batik and half plicata, or sometimes all plicata.  The pix you
posted
> > looks very much like Batik does when it goes round the bend!!
> >
> > Dana Brown
> > AIS Region 17 Judges Training Chairperson
> > Director TBIS
> > AIS, ASI, MIS, RIS, SPIS, TBIS
> > Malevil Iris Gardens
> > Lubbock, TX
> > Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset
> > mailto:dana@malevil-iris.com
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cheryl Leigh Chamberlin [mailto:clc@cherylleigh.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 11:26 AM
> > To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [iris-photos] Not Batik!
> >
> > This iris came to me in August 2001 from one of the most well-known
> > commercial iris growers, clearly labeled as Batik. It looks like Rare
> > Edition to me!
> >
> > Oddly enough, Rare Edition was one of the original 19 rhizomes that I
> > started with, sent by a friend in Texas in 1996. It didn't bloom the
first
> > two years, and after that I lost a whole lot of irises to grubs and
moved
> > the remainder into barrels. I'm still getting surprises- like
yesterday's
> > Spanish Leather <G> from that group but I am positive this rhizome did
not
> > get mixed up with them.
> >
> > I was going to contact the grower (can I say who it is?<G>) and whine;
> maybe
> > they'd apologize and send me a free Batik rhizome! But this is a pretty
> > iris, and I've now seen a couple of things I think I'd like to try in
> place
> > of Batik anyway- taller broken colors, like Out of Control or the Gnu
> > family.
> >
> > Cheryl Leigh
> >
> >
> >
> >
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http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
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> >
> >
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