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Re: TB: standards, flatties, Nebeker

The Kaspereks at Zebra Iris have introduced some of Don Nebeker's iris, so you
might try contacting them to see what the best way is to be in touch with him.
 I think Don said the flattie I described didn't bloom this year.  He isn't
trying to breed flatties, but they keep showing up.  He's done some good iris.
 I especially like Skyetouch and Black Falls, along with some seedlings he
gave away at last year's sale.



christian foster <flatnflashy@yahoo.com> said:

> lol,
>   I was wondering if anybody would think of flatties besides me.  I think
some flatties may have the weaker midrib, like AMARYLLIS.
>   I think I've heard of the Nebeker guy, I'll have to try to get in touch...
>   does anyone have an e'mail addy for him?
>   Christian
>   ky
> Kent Appleberry <appleb@cut.iserver.net> wrote:
>   I doubt many would like floppy standards. Floppy falls aren't all that
> popular either. Maybe floppy standards have their place on a flattie, though.
> Don Nebeker, at the local iris sale on Saturday, had some photos of flatties
> that are showing up in his seedlings, one of which was quite pretty, a blue
> purple with six falls and six contrasting orange/yellow beards. No floppy
> standards there, though, since there aren't any standards. I've seen photos
> of a quasi-flattie that looks like a magnolia--I'd like to try that one someday.
> I've also noticed some small standards relative to falls in some photos. It
> looks odd to me, but I suppose one could develop a taste for it, since there's
> nothing inherently ugly about it. Maybe. Or it could catch on as a novelty.
> It probably doesn't conform to the Platonic Form of Iris, as outlined by the
> Philosopher Judges in the judge's handbook. (A little joke there for those of
> you who had to sit through a philosophy class in school.)
> Kent
> Autmirislvr@aol.com said:
> > In a message dated 8/8/2006 10:29:20 A.M. Central Standard Time, 
> > ChatOWhitehall@aol.com writes:
> > 
> > <>
> > 
> > Hmmm. . . . could be. I will complain more about the ones that receive 
> > awards! One of the worst in my garden was AMAZON BRIDE. It didn't even take 
> > rain to cause the standards to cave in, just a few hours of time. Random 
> > pictures in other gardens showed the same thing, yet it won an HM (at
> least.) It 
> > was one of my favored color classes at the time and a child of Bride's Halo! 
> > 
> > My conclusion, at the time, was that some people liked this characteristic a 
> > lot more than I did/do. A second year of growing and viewing didn't improve 
> > it in my garden. 
> > 
> > Linda, the midrib is weak in these irises. Is that a part of substance? 
> > I'd thought substance pertained more to the petal thickness/consistency? Or 
> > not?? 
> > 
> > I'm not knocking anyone's preference. We all have likes and dislikes. 
> > These are just some of mine! 
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