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Re: unknown?

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] unknown?
  • From: "Margie Valenzuela" IrisLady@comcast.net
  • Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2003 09:12:26 -0700

Hi Will,
The best guess I can come up with is Misty Lady.  I grew it years ago. But alas..........I have no photo.  However the colors, the beard, the slight white around the beard, the reddish coloring inside the shoulder area, the form, and the purple inside the standards along the midrib all seems to match.  But, don't take my word for it............... instead I suggest you buy Misty Lady and Queen's Splendor next year and grow them both along side your unknown and compare it.  Hopefully one would be a perfect match.  Possibly someone else would have a photo of Misty Lady or Queen's Splendor that would help narrow it down.
Margie V.
Oro Valley, AZ.
Zone 8/9
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 10:52 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] unknown?

Here's another unknown.  It blooms midseason, and is fairly short probably around 30". Has
always had 2-3 per socket.  I've tried to pollenate it for 2years and have never got it to set a pod. 
I've searched through lots of pics and haven't found anything very close to it.  It kind of reminds
me of Boogie Woogie, but has more of a blaze on the falls(and has to be older), and a little like
Crashing Wave, and Fashion line. I think the closest image I've found is probably one called Lillian
Tyrell, but the form seems different, color is very close though(atleast in the pic I found).  If
anybody has any idea's I'd definately be interested...Thanks..Will

----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@erols.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 23:50:44 -0500
To: <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: HYB: Seedling

> Robin  --  Barry Blyth's catalogue just arrived, and I see what you mean.
> Well, as Jack Benny would have said (and for his typical reason), "I'm
> thinking . . . I'm thinking . . ."  --  Griff
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robin Shadlow" <rshadlow@wildmail.com>
> To: <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 10:40 PM
> Subject: [iris-photos] Re: HYB: Seedling
> > Griff,
> >
> > I think it would be fun to cross it with
> > Blyth's new intro DREAM TIL DAWN.  It has a
> > similar pattern, and I see ROMANTIC MOOD is 4
> > generations back in the parentage so maybe
> > that's where the rim is coming from.
> >
> > I have to confess, I wasn't familiar with
> > Bulbul Ameer so just had to look it up. Very
> > clever name  : )
> >
> > Robin Shadlow
> > zone 5 NE
> >
> > where trick or treat is giving way to pre-teen
> > parties    no wonder I'm doing Yahoo searches
> > until I can find the tune...
> >
> >
> > Help the planet each day! It's free and easy:
> > http://www.Care2.com/dailyaction/
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
> >
> >
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