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Re: Re: NOIDS [was: Just in from seller]

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: NOIDS [was: Just in from seller]
  • From: John I Jones jijones@usjoneses.com
  • Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 09:32:51 -0700


I wholeheartedly agree with you.

John (AKA The Grinch)

On Sep 1, 2005, at 4:06 AM, Janet Stromborg wrote:

> Dear Mr. Grinch,
> The African violet community faces the same conundrum.  I'm a 
> hybridizer of African violets (as well as being an iris addict) and 
> saw a blue ribbon awarded to one of "my" hybrids last year.....one I'd 
> never released or shared with anyone as it was still being evaluated 
> for stability.  The ribbon winner had bought a NOID violet that 
> looked similar to mine, assumed it *was* mine and entered it in the 
> show, putting the name of my hybrid on it. 
> I think this problem of identifying NOIDS occurs in all facets of 
> flower gardening, as I've seen the same problem crop up in the 
> Hemerocallis (daylily) community as well.  Our basic need to name 
> NOIDS can cause more problems than it solves and I think we'd be well 
> served to give them numbers and love them for what they are rather 
> than what they are called.
> Janet in Denmark WI
> zone 4
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: John I Jones
>> Until the technology improves, you just cannot use any digital image 
>> to 
>> compare colors, or identify a particular iris. The best you can do is 
>> get a list of candidates to grow right next to the NOID and see then 
>> if 
>> they are the same.
>> John the grinch
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