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Re: CULT: TB, All Lit Up

From: z88keys@mindspring.com (L.Zurbrigg)

>From: "Patrick Orr" <PatrickJOrr@hotmail.com>
>Sounds to me like a rogue...
>----- Original Message -----
>From: ernie henson <erni@midwest.net>
>To: <iris-talk@onelist.com>
>Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 1999 5:48 PM
>Subject: [iris-talk] CULT: TB, All Lit Up
>> From: ernie henson <erni@midwest.net>
>> Does anyone on the list grow Byers' ALL LIT UP.  We've had it for years
>> it has a strange form that is not mentioned in the description.  It blooms
>> like PINK MAGNOLIA.  In other words, the falls stay turned up and slightly
>> away from the standards, to the point that the beards don't show.  You can
>> pull them down to see the beards but sometimes it breaks them.  It usually
>> has 2 flowers blooming at the same time..  Does anyone know what could
>> cause it to bloom in that form? ...or if that's normal for this iris.   I
>> guess we'll move it this year and see if it still blooms the same way in
>> another location.  It's not a good increaser but does bloom every year.
>> Its unusual form is popular with visitors.     Any body out there have any
>> information on ALL LIT UP?    Ann
DEAR ANN:  Yes, I have ALL LIT UP, and have had it for several years. I
have not had it grow in the shape you describe. But the growth habits are
as you describe them. It is a deep and bright yellow amoena with red
beards. I have found it fertile, and have some seedlings from it and my
JEAN MARIE.  Lloyd Z in Durham NC

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