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REF: Re help with hybridizers

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: REF: Re help with hybridizers
  • From: "Michael Cook" <macook@iglou.com>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 19:04:42 -0600 (MDT)

     Here is some information on all but three of the Irises you listed:

ADDED PRAISE.  Boushay, 1976    Wisteria blue self, creamy beard.

CENTERFOLD.   Niswonger, 1976    Standards Flesh Pink, Falls same with
darker band on edge.  Green-Blue area in center of falls.  White beard
tipped pink.

HULA DELIGHT.  Rowlan, 1989   Ruffled Yellow. Deep yellow beards. 1/2"
Violet horns.

IMPERSONATOR. Babson, 1975  Six fall, six beards, no standards.  Blue
violet.  White beards.

INSPIRATION POINT.  J. Gibson, 1982.  Standards, blend of smokey violet and
brown.  Falls, stitched smoey violet on yellow band, white signal. Brownish
yellow beards.

MIGHTY PRETTY. E. Christiansen, 1979.  Standards, pink.  Falls white with
pink border.  Red beard tipped white,

MT. OLYMPUS.  Schreiner's, 1981.  Pure White.  Lemon to white beards.

NATCHEZ TREACE.  J. Wills, 1969.Standards "Red" , Falls, reddish brown.  

POINTE OF VIEW.  Eleanor Kegerise, 1988.  Ruffled laced lavender orchid. 
White beard changing to peach in throat.

SNEAK PREVIEW.  John Nelson, 1980.  Ruffled soft apricot orange.  Tangerine
Red beards.

     I could not find information on information on CHEROKEE NATION and
TENNESSEE VOL.  In last year's registration and introduction book, ALICE'S
DREAM is listed as having been introduced by Jim Hedgecock in 1995, but no
color description is given.  Hopefully, someone with more yearly checklists
will be able to help with these three.

Mark A. Cook
Lexington, KY   USDA Zone 5/6    Sunset Zone 35   Another freeze tonight. 

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