> I just obtained the name SYLVANSHINE from Keith Keppel (AIS Registrar) to use
> in registering a splendid white I. setosa seedling. (Carol Warner and I are
> going to register it together as a "Mahan/Warner" iris. It is mentioned in
> SIGNA on a write up of the M.A.S.S. Medley). I think Draycott Gardens will
> introduced in in 1997. Now, here is my question. "Sylvanshine" is a real
> word, but a word of rather recent invention (by a scientist)....do you know
> what it means? Would you like me to tell you? Clarence Mahan in VA
It means shining in the woods, or a woodland star.