Re: BLACK PRINCE
Continuing the saga of BLACK PRINCE...
As an illustration of its staying power, BLACK PRINCE was used in a cross
as late as 1976.
Miss A.B. Reid, East Molesey, Surry, England; registered RAJPUTIN in 1976.
It was listed as a tall IB, a neglecta, out of Shah Jehan X Black Prince.
It has not received distribution, to my knowledge.
There is a widely held belief that iris fanciers 'across the water' are
much taken with older form while those in the 'colonies' are mad about
grossly expanded flower parts, ruffles, lace and the odd appendage, here
Mike, firstname.lastname@example.org -- http://www.tricities.net/~mikelowe/
South Central Virginia, USA USDA Zone 7A, daffs are out! (Well, FEBRUARY GO=