Re: Tet. Louisianas x others
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- Subject: Re: Tet. Louisianas x others
- From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
- Date: Fri, 7 Feb 1997 17:47:45 -0700 (MST)
On Fri, 7 Feb 1997, Bill Shear wrote:
> My reason for questioning the spelling is that I though the variety might
> be named for Marie Caillet, who recently wrote on Louisianas for Fine
> Gardening, also co-editor of the Louisiana Iris book.
> Does the word Calliet mean anything?
> Best wishes, Bill
> William A. Shear
> Department of Biology
> Hampden-Sydney College
> Hampden-Sydney VA 23943 USA
> phone (804) 223-6172
> FAX (804) 223-6374
I should have stated in my earlier post that LITTLE CAILLET is
named for the gracious Louisiana promoter, Miss Marta Marie Caillet. She
must have a dozen cultivars named for her, though some are not so obvious
as MARIE'S CHOICE or MARIE'S DELIGHT, etc.
Enid Lake, MS