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

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: 12/1/97 rebloom report (lengthy)
  • From: "Mark, Maureen" <Mark.Maureen@fin.gc.ca>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Dec 1997 12:52:39 -0700 (MST)

Wow!  One more reason to move to California.

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada -- wind chill at -19 degrees Celsius

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan [SMTP:randrcv@sierratel.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, December 02, 1997 2:28 PM
> To:	Mark, Maureen; Multiple recipients of list
> Subject:	REB: 12/1/97 rebloom report (lengthy)
> 
> 
> 
> 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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