Sharon McAllister wrote:
> I realize that a similar mystery lies behind AMBASSADEUR. That these two iris,
> from different hybridizers, had the same diploid parent is a conjecture that
> cannot be proved -- although Simonet presented some circumstantial evidence.
> I'd like to hear the opinions of those who've studied that era more than I have
> -- and I'm continuing on the LIST instead of taking this private because I think
> others might like to hear it, as well.
Yes, please don't take these kinds of discussions private.
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