Re: Edith Wolford
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- Subject: Re: Edith Wolford
- From: "Jeff and Carolyn Walters" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 20:56:21 -0700 (MST)
Heather Bruhn writes (25 Feb 97):
> Patti Wenham wrote:
> > I have purchased her and purchased her(i.e., EDITH WOLFORD)--and
purchased her. She is one of
> >the very few iris I am unable to keep alive in my garden. She has never
> >had more than one stem and never more than 3 blossoms on that stem. She
> >sings her siren song again this year and I am thinking about starting an
> >Edith Wolford Anonomys group to get support that will keep me from
> >throwing more good money after bad.
> Maybe later this year I will be able to weigh in with news from Central
> Pennsylvania (border of zones 5 and 6 but I personally say 5): my next
> neighbor just got a clump, so we'll se how she does...
I already have good news from Pennsylvania, and its name is EARTH SONG
(Evelyn Kegerise, 93), a daughter of E>W> in the same color dress, but a
much superior performer here and with, to my eye, more pleasing form, too.
After comparing these two for a couple of years, I dug up all that remained
of my EDITH WOLFORD - which languished here year after year, but never
expired - and took it to the local rhizome sale last year.
Jeff Walters in northern Utah (Zone 4)