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Re: Re: Two for me! One unusual!!
  • Subject: Re: Re: Two for me! One unusual!!
  • From: Deb Cranford <estrail1rider@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 04:50:55 -0700 (PDT)


TY for the info! Now I know something about a flat!

--- On Fri, 5/14/10, flatnflashy <flatnflashy@yahoo.com> wrote:

From: flatnflashy <flatnflashy@yahoo.com>
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Two for me! One unusual!!
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Date: Friday, May 14, 2010, 9:38 PM

The pink one is not a flat. Flats mostly go flat immediately.. not a few days later.

Having said that, the giveaway on your pink it that there are creases across the midribs of all three standards. They are not sharp creases, probably because the bloom has less than waxy substance but they are there. This bloom has merely suffered less obvious wind damage because of the "willow principle" It has more ability to bend with the wind than a more substantial iris.

--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, Deb Cranford <estrail1rider@...> wrote:
> NOID's but nice blooms and one has really supprised me!
> The rusty colored iris I think is an IB as it has a normal sized bloom but is not tall enough to be a TB and too tall for a SDB. Haven't grown IB's before. Any ideas on a name?
> The rather pink one, I really have a few questions about. This bloom opened with upright standards. I don't think rain for a couple of days caused this as my others did't flop. However, those couple of days, the standards spread out until they now are nearly flat. Does a flat TB do this? So, ok...I need some info here if someone has knowledge as to this behavior.
> Thanks!!
> debbie 

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