hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: The two Mrs. Darwins

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: The two Mrs. Darwins
  • From: CEMahan@aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 20:31:34 -0700 (MST)

In a message dated 97-02-19 22:13:58 EST, you write:

<< Would someone be so kind as to tell me whether both MRS. GEORGE DARWIN and
 MRS. HORACE DARWIN are white selfs with red-violet haft marks? If so, are
 they easily distinguished?
  >>
MRS. HORACE DARWIN is pure white with violet reticulations on falls.
MRS. GEORGE DARWIN is white with violet and gold reticulations of falls.

Of these two irises bred by the genius of irises, the great Sir Michael
Foster, MRS. HORACE DARWIN blooms more freely.  Just a bit of trivia: Sir
Michael Foster named them for two ladies who were his close friends.  Cheers,
Clarence Mahan in northern VA where snowdrops are blooming. 





 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index