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CULT: Linda Fan Seedling

  • Subject: CULT: Linda Fan Seedling
  • From: Tom Greaves <tomg@iadfw.net>
  • Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 20:04:55 -0600

Francelle recently wrote:

>     In 2000, on the last day of the garden tours at the AIS
> National convention.  I had an
> experience I will never forget.  It was noon, at the last
> garden before lunch.  Everyone was hot,
> tired and hungry and had seen to many irises to get excited
> about another.  I wandered down yet
> another row of irises and stopped to smell a pretty little
> white.  The fragrance was so wonderful
> I could hardly believe it.  I called to a lady near me to
> smell this iris.  She did, and her face
> lit up in a bright smile.  She called to a group of her
> friends.  I stood back and watched their
> faces as they came.  Tired, bored, skeptical, each took a
> sniff of that little white iris and
> broke into a delighted smile.  The crowd got quite large.
> The photographers came, set up their
> cameras and took its picture.  I had to wait to take mine.
> It was a pretty iris, white with a
> soft pink glow in the center.  It was a seedling from Linda
> Fan, HM 102.  I saw in the AIS
> bulletin this summer that it has won High Commendation.  I
> hope it is introduced.  I want it.

I'd like to get it too.  Does anyone have any information on
this iris or know how I can contact Linda about this?

Tom near Dallas, TX USA zone 7

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