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REB: 12/1/97 rebloom report (lengthy)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: REB: 12/1/97 rebloom report (lengthy)
  • From: Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan <randrcv@sierratel.com>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Dec 1997 12:26:27 -0700 (MST)

Here is this month's rebloom report.  Our normal average first frost
date is around Thanksgiving, but none so far, 38 has been the coldest,
but the local "TV weather guessers" have warned about possible frosts
upcoming soon.  So as of December 1st, we have the following in bloom,
this time I've added a VERY brief color for those of you unfamiliar with
the varietal names:

MDB (Miniature Dwarf Bearded)
Ditto--white & reddish-plum 
Doozey--white & purple

SDB (Standard Dwarf Bearded)
Cry Baby--pale, pale blue with darker beard
Dark Crystal--deep dark purple
Extra Charm--violet
Flower Child--white and purple
Flower Shower--red-violet
Golden Violet--bronze with violet beard
Leprechaun's Delight--yellow bitone with blue beard
Little Blue-Eyes--yellow with blue beard
Little Bluets--mid-blue
Little Showoff--white--threatening to bloom out here!
Milano--yellow and red
Plum Wine--burgundy-red
Silk & Velvet--almost black!
Wizard's Return (Tasco--1999 intro)--reddish-violet, darker halo

MTB (Miniature Tall Bearded)
Lady Emma--yellow

IB (Intermediate Bearded)
Blessed Again--yellow bitone
Low Ho Silver--white; fragrant; everbloomer here

TB (Tall Bearded)
Autumn Clouds--pale sky blue
Autumn Encore--dark red-violet and white plicata
Autumn Tryst--white and red-violet plicata
Belvi Queen--reddish-brown on white plicata
Blatant--yellow and dark burgundy
Blazing Sunrise--white and orangey-salmon
Corn Harvest--yellow
Eggnog--heavily ruffled bronzy-yellow
Gold Reprise--large gold
Harvest of Memories--ruffled smooth yellow
High Ho Silver--very pale bluish-white
Istanbul--lt yellow standards; white and red violet falls
Januty Texan--dark yellow
Lemon Reflection--yellow
Light Rebuff--light pale creamy pinkish-orange
Mariposa Autumn (Tasco--1999 intro)--white & rosy-violet plicata
Matrix--cream, large flower
Misty Twilight--ruffled pale bluish-green
Moonlight Duet--yellowish and white
Orange Harvest--orange
Pink Attraction--pink
Renown--greyish-white; large flower
Rosalie Figge--dark purple; she's a great lady also!!!
Rotunda--purple
Sunny Disposition--large light yellow
Sylvan--unusual, olive buds open to greyish-violet
Violet Music--mid-violet; fragrant
Winterland--white
Zurich--modern form; white; fragrant

OK, if you've made it this far, what's reblooming for you!

Rick Tasco
Superstition Iris Gardens
Sierra Nevada foothills--Central California--Zone 8--foggy and cold
yesterday--high 54--low 39; this morning, bright blue sky and sunny





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