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Re: TB: Edith Wolford or Jurassic Park (or something else)?

In a message dated 4/1/05 7:21:24 PM Eastern Standard Time, Matbeach1@aol.com 

<< I have limited space for growing but would like to purchase an iris of the 
 color combination of Edith Wolford/Jurassic Park (though I recognize that 
 latter is considerably darker). >>

Matt, see if you can find a start of 'From a Distance' (Ernst, 1994). 

This is (' Edith Wolford' X 'Merry Madrigal') X ('Edith Wolford' x self ). 
Not surprizingly, this looks a lot like 'Edith Wolford', especially from a 
distance,--nudge nudge wink wink-- but in Virginia it tends to be a stronger 
growing plant. It is not as exquisite as Edith, but the coloration is very similar. 
Registered height is 38." 

Perhaps someone has noticed it in a current catalog and will speak, or you 
might ask Cooley's.


Anner Whitehead
Richmond VA USA  

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