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Re: SDB: name?


I expect that the iris you are growing under the name of "Brass" is

BRASH (Joe Gatty hybridizer, introduced by Keith Keppel, 1995) SDB 38cm
S. light chrome yellow flushed metallic grey, deeper in center; style arms
aureolin; F. sunflower suffused greyed mauve, washed deeper in center,
flecked darker; beards deep chrome yellow.

"Brash" is a word derived from Scottish dialect. Its equivalent in French
would be "impertinent". I'm sorry that I don't know the Flemish equivalent.

No iris bloom here yet, and not much sunshine, either.

Jeff Walters in northern Utah  (USDA Zone 4/5, Sunset Zone 2, AHS Zone 7)

> From: Babs de Wit <babsdewit@yahoo.com>
> To: iris@hort.net
> Subject: [iris] SDB: name?
> Date: Thursday, April 17, 2003 6:51 AM
> Blooming right now an SDB I bought 2 years ago.
> Labelled: Brass. I searched the irisregister, but
> found no entry for this name. Description of the iris:
> yellow self with white beards tipped yellow/orange.
> Can anyone help me with a name?
> Also blooming is Jeweller's Art. With 4 (!) standards
> and 4 (!) falls. Frost dammage?
> Regards,
> Babs (in sunny and warm Belgium, Europe)
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