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Fw: [iris] TB: Healthiest variegatas?

  • Subject: [PHOTO] [iris-photos] Fw: [iris] TB: Healthiest variegatas?
  • From: "jgcrump" jgcrump@erols.com
  • Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 21:36:08 -0400

Oops.  Sorry, folks.  This should have been sent on iris-photos.  So, here
it is, WITH photo.  --  Griff

----- Original Message -----
From: "jgcrump" <jgcrump@erols.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] TB: Healthiest variegatas?

> Linda  --  At the risk of letting modesty be a casualty, I think that
> TORCHLIGHT PARADE may fit both of your categories.  It is quite vigorous
> here and elsewhere and has survived some pretty miserable conditions (bad
> freeze-and-thaw winters) here in its home ground.  I received a report
> one garden in Kansas, I think, where it did not do well, but it has
> in Missouri, southern Virginia and North Carolina.  The attached photo was
> taken by Gary Keller in a convention garden in St. Louis this year.
> Received back a sackful of increase.  I think a couple of our list members
> may have it in the Southwest, but I don't recall hearing how it has done
> those conditions.  At any rate, it is actually an old cross of mine that
> registered only after many years in the garden.  The cross was a
> Wabash-derived seedling by an unidentified variegata that I acquired from
> garden near my church.  I believe that variegata was KAHILI, but one
> record guesses in the pedigree.  TP's form shows the "antiquity" of its
> parents.  I'd like to cross it with HALO EVERYBODY to see what it might
> like with rounder falls.  Does anyone have an e-mail address for
> Gardens or Francis and Ruth Rogers?  --  Griff
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Linda Mann" <lmann@volfirst.net>
> To: "iris- talk" <iris@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 8:28 AM
> Subject: [iris] TB: Healthiest variegatas?
> > Which variegatas have you found to be the healthiest and most reliable?
> >
> > From any era.
> >
> > Especially interested in really showy red and yellow ones.
> >
> > --
> > Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
> > East Tennessee Iris Society <http://www.korrnet.org/etis>
> > American Iris Society web site <http://www.irises.org>
> > talk archives: <http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-talk/>
> > photos archives: <http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-photos/>
> > online R&I <http://www.irisregister.com>
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> > message text UNSUBSCRIBE IRIS
> [demime 1.01d removed an attachment of type image/jpeg which had a name of
Torchlight Parade - gdk copy5.jpg]
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