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Hyb:Noble Contessa


I'll post a photo of iris-photo's

Colleen Modra
Adelaide Hills
South Australia  Zone 8/9

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Linda Mann" <lmann@volfirst.net>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 9:33 AM
Subject: [iris] Re: HYB: Plume d'Or? - wide falls

> Thanks Colleen.  I had noticed that several of the intros for this year
> with touching/overlapping falls were from CRAZY FOR YOU or MAN ABOUT
> Have you ever tried PLUME D'OR?  Since it's in the background of so many
> of Tempo Two intros, I would have thought it would be for sale several
> places in the US.  Since it isn't, I wonder if all it had going for it
> were the wide falls?
> NOBLE CONTESSA sounds like one I'd like for itself, not just as a source
> of wide falls.  Lilac stds over plum falls with lilac rim. yummy.  I
> wonder if CRAZY FOR YOU would grow better in a colder, soggy
> environment?
> <Re wide falls fom Blyth iris, Crazy For You seems to pass it's wide
> hafts
> on. Not a great grower for me. Barry has used it a lot. Noble Contessa
> from
> Crazy For You x About Town and NC certainly didn't get it's wide hafts
> from
> About Town (narrow hafts). NC is fertile both ways but I haven't had any
> of
> it's babies flower yet, but Barry's seedlings from it seem very nice.
> Colleen Modra>
> --
> Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
> American Iris Society web site <http://www.irises.org>
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