Re: TB :HIST: Suggestions?
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] TB :HIST: Suggestions?
- From: "wmoores" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2001 12:55:47 -0500
- Priority: normal
On 17 Jun 01, at 17:00, mike wrote:
> I'm putting together my wishlist and need some suggestions for the
> following styles of iris. I prefer historics if possible.
Not to be picky, but how historic do you want to get? Forms vary over the
decades. An 1910 iris is historic and so is a 1971.
> I am looking for a good yellow bitone. Perhaps with sunny yellow falls
> topped by pale lemony standards. I currently have two yellows, one self
> and one plicata, and would like to add something different. I'm not fond
> of deep gold tones.
Look at the HIPS web site for Ola Kala for a good yellow, but it may be
deeper in color than you want.
> Also looking for a really good pastel pink. It seems all the pinks I see
> are closer to purple or peach than what I want. Just straight 'baby girl
> pink' would be great. Are there historics in this color? If not any
> names of good moderns that aren't too ruffled?
One Desire is a good historic pink from 1960.
Not historic and terribly overlooked is Elect Lady, my favorite
Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8
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