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Re: HYB:Re-Selects

My rhizome was labeled GUILDED CREAM when I received it and I believe I
later verified that spelling on your web site. Is this reference to GILDED
CREAM the same iris?  I think I had posted a photo of it also but I'm pretty
sure it would have been under the guilded cream spelling. I'd like to
correct my records and maps if necessary.  Thank you very much.

Char Randall
Melba, ID

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Autmirislvr@aol.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 9:13 PM
Subject: [iris]HYB:Re-Selects

> In a message dated 1/28/2005 8:45:57 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> rshadlow@wildmail.com writes:
> When you  do cull fist year seedlings what do some of you look  for?
> I was ready to flex my fingers and say . . . narrow hafts, etc.,  etc.,
> Then I remembered another story!  ;-)
> Gilded Cream! ( 2 different pictures on Iris Photos for those that  don't
> remember it ) These two pictures look a bit different.  The  domed
standards and
> deeper color are the way I saw it at Alvaton and the way it  looked in MS
> (Bill's picture).  The paler version is what I saw in Memphis  (Robin's
> and how it blooms here in the new soil.
> However, I saw it blooming at Rockytop Gardens one spring and I couldn't
> believe it was the same iris.  I've never seen it look like that before or
> since.  It looked . . . awful!  Small, tight blooms with hafts you  could
drive a
> truck through.  The only thing it had in common with the iris  I love each
> spring was the clump of stalks!
> Did I help any???
> Betty W. in  South-central KY Zone 6
> Bridge In Time Iris Garden@website:
> _www.thegardensite.com/irises/bridgeintime/_ (http://www.the
> gardensite.com/irises/bridgeintime/)
> _Reblooming Iris - Home Page_ (http://www.rebloomingiris.com/)
> _iris-photos archives_ (http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-photos/)
> _iris-talk archives_ (http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-talk/)
> _AIS: American Iris Society website_ (http://www.irises.org/)
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