Re: popularity parade (was getting the blues)
Amy Rupp wrote:
> > Another caveat, though, is that an iris that has recently won the Dykes
> > Medal is bound to show up pretty high on the popularity poll, regardless
> > of its merits or problems. I take it more seriously if it's still got a
> > good place on the list five years later.
> Exactly why having the older lists in electronic form, to sort and
> search through and compare, would be very valuable.
I'm a year or two behind, but I have 25 years or so in a dBase data base.
Gerry Snyder, in sunny Los Angeles, with 4 stragglers prolonging
a TB season that started in February.