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Re: CULT: Store bought irises

From: "Jan Clark" <janclarx@hotmail.com>

Leslie wrote:
>I heard that the big catalog co's buy up every left over iris they >can 
at the end of the season from as many growers as they can.  Then >they 
group all the colors; all blue together all yellow together etc. >then 
they pick out one blue name for the blues, one yellow name for >all the 
yellows and etc.That's why once in a while you just might get >lucky and 
get the right name on one.  Of course, the other 99% are >misnamed!!  
It's hard not to want to rescue them tho!  They can >always be used in 
the designs, since they can't be entered in hort.

Or, when you have too many, you could sell the extra to a big catalogue 
company and they could sort them into different colours....

Jan Clark

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