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Re: Experience

Celia Storey wrote:

:  In 25 years you've grown 350 varieties ... let's see, that's 14 bearded
:  iris varieties for every year of your life. In contrast, I have grown, by
:  my best count - including the plants whose names fell off over at my
:  mother's house so the markers use descriptives such as "white" and "yellow"
:  - 0.48780487805 iris varieties per annum.

Another statistitian in our midst!!!!

I'll decline the challenge to figure this out to such precision, however.  If I
include seedlings, which require closer observation than named varieties, my
count is somewhere between 250 and 500 per annum.   It's fun to look at numbers,
but reality is now some 3000 under observation each year.  

Sharon McAllister 

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