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Re: hybridizers

Tom Tadfor Little wrote:
Tom T. Little writes:

> Carolyn writes
> :A fellow LISTner and I were wondering about the current address of the
> :following Hybridizers:  Professional gossiping here -- what's the
> :current news of each -- anyone with info please contribute:
> :
> :Hagar
> (spelled "Hager", by the way). Ben Hager is semi-retired now, but still
> introducing through Adamgrove. He has perhaps the most wide-ranging interest
> of any hybridizer. He used to say it was his goal to win the highest award
> for *each* category of iris. Does anyone know if he succeeded? 

I think that he made it with the exception of PCNs (or is that Californicae,
or PCIs?).

> He's probably best known for some Dykes-winning TBs (Beverly Sills, Edith
> Wolford), ....

You leave out Vanity, the pink that makes so many "pinks" show their 
true salmon color if unlucky enough to be planted next to her?

Gerry, in Los Angeles, where a couple TBs straggle on.

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