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Re: HYB: Beard Registration and Catalog Listings


From: "wstone" <wstone@volcano.net>

Vince; I still have snow trying to hide my iris.  Bill
wstone@volcano.net
Stone's Iris Garden
Volcano, CA  95689
        3500 foot elev 55 miles southeast of Sacramento, California
----- Original Message ----- 
From: vince lewonski <vincelewonski@yahoo.com>
To: <iris-talk@onelist.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 11, 1999 4:33 AM
Subject: [iris-talk] HYB: Beard Registration and Catalog Listings


> From: vince lewonski <vincelewonski@yahoo.com>
> 
> 
> 
> > wmoores@watervalley.net writes:
> > 
> > << 
> >  And, if you have the current Application for
> > Registration, you will 
> >  find the beard description 'made simple.'  This is what
> > it says:
> >  
> >  10. Color of beards_____________________________________
> >  
> >   If color varies noticeably, complete the following as
> > applicable:
> >  
> >  By Section:
> > End_________________Middle_______________Throat_______
> >  
> >  By Hairs:   Tip_________________
> > Base______________________________
> >  
> >   >>
> > From: StorYlade@aol.com
> > 
> > Walter,
> > 
> > Thanks for the clearification.  It has been four or five
> > years since I've 
> > registered an iris and I'd forgotten about the above
> > form.  I was trying to 
> > caution that a listed beard color could be deceptive. 
> 
> 
> Vince sez:
> 
>    This is why when I make my lists of descriptions of the
> irises in my garden, I write down what it actually looks
> like, rather than what it is described as in the Checklist
> or a catalog. Some catalogs don't give the beard color at
> all. It also helps to distinguish between similar irises. 
>    A club member puts on the description from the checklist
> on all rhizomes that she brings to the sale. End up with a
> lot that say "blue S, purple F", or something like that.
> Not enough info there to be able to distinguish the
> difference between similar varieties. That's why I find
> myself adding info on beard color, haft marks, ruffling,
> etc. to my list. I'll usually just have the description
> from a catalog or photo initially, but will then update it
> when I see it bloom. (And I am still waiting for SOMETHING
> to bloom - all you CA and TX people are TORTURING us!!!)
> 
> 
> ===
> vincelewonski@yahoo.com
> Vince Lewonski
> Secane, PA  Zone 6
> 
> 
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