Re: Maine Chance
In a message dated 96-07-18 06:01:05 EDT, you write:
>The Whites' garden is fabulous - no matter what season you visit
>there's something exciting going on. They are exceptionally nice
>people too. Do you know that Evelyn White is the editor of The Review
> - the bulletin of the Society for Japanese Irises?
The Whites and their garden are fabulous....did the Maine Change people get
an opportunity to see some of the results John's exciting breeding work to
get various JI cultivars and different species elevated to tetraploids? This
type of work is both very difficult and requiring of great patience...and
John is one of the very few who are engaged it...this is REAL hybridizing.
Clarence Mahan in VA (Maybe Ted will tell us something about it.)