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Re: Need identification for this old rebloomer. [1 Attachment]

Hi Scarlett,
Remember, no ID is positive from photos unless there is something truly distinctive about the flower.  In the case of Sky Queen, it has a light fragrance which I recognize when it blooms.  Can't describe it, can't photo it, unfortunately.  

Jan in Chatsworth
On Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:03 AM, "sdayres2@aol.com [iris-photos]" <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Thanks a bunch for the identification.  She is a new member and will be delighted to know the name.  Now that it is named she can bring it to the MVIS sale in September.  I like everbloomers and will have to get one for my garden.
In a message dated 5/21/2014 8:44:42 P.M. Mountain Daylight Time, iris-photos@yahoogroups.com writes:

Thanks Jan. I am delighted to just know it is still around. Look forward to word from Randy Squires. I am a HIPS member and if he has it I will let our Commercial Sources person know. We are always excited when a historic iris that we didn't know a commercial source for has one identified.

Hope the terrible drought starts to end very soon. It is very disheartening for people I am sure.

On 5/21/2014 2:06 PM, Jan Lauritzen janicelauritzen@yahoo.com [iris-photos] wrote:

Hi Shaub,
We had such a drought year that none of my irises are multiplying or I would offer you one of mine.  I will check with our local commercial iris garden, Randy Squires, and see if he grows it.  I am not sure. 
I gave it to a friend of mine in Orange Country, CA several years ago.  She has divided it and planted it a variety of places in her yard.  I visit her once a month and it is always in bloom or just finishing a bloom.  It is amazing.  I would term it an 'ever bloomer' in So. Cal.

Jan in Chatsworth
On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 9:18 AM, "Shaub Dunkley sdunkley1@bellsouth.net [iris-photos]" <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Sky Queen! Oooo ... I've been looking that one big time. (I'm a historics nut.) Do you know a commercial source? None of the main historics carriers have it.

Thanks, Shaub

On 5/21/2014 11:31 AM, Jan Lauritzen janicelauritzen@yahoo.com [iris-photos] wrote:
I suggest trying Sky Queen.  It reblooms here in Southern California off and on all year.  Because we have such a mild climate I have seen it in bloom in every month of the year.  Here are a couple of photos.

Jan in California

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:05 AM, "sdayres2@aol.com [iris-photos]" <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Hi All:
A club member brought this iris to the meeting Sunday.  She was hoping someone can identify it.  It is a reliable rebloomer in southern NM.  Any suggestions?

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