hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Parachute II = Flopsy?

In a message dated 96-06-01 19:20:45 EDT, you write:

>I haven't seen the description of FLOPSY, but something doesn't quite "fit"
>here.  PARACHUTE II was introduced by Tell Muhlestein for Loomis in 1952.
>was a large blue-white self with full Mohr-type form.  Rounded, like an
>old-fashioned parachute.  Not flat.   Haven't seen it in years, but I
>it as a fairly typical quarterbred of the era.  (William Mohr X

   The Long's catalog description reads: FLOPSY (Loomis r.90) aka Loomis flat
white, flower opens flat.
    Hmmmmm. I grew an iris I was told was Parachute #2 and I now grow FLOPSY.
They are the same flower. A huge flat white that is as big as a dinner plate.
 I may have been misled on the identity of my first "PARACHUTE". I will ask
Cathy Gates if she can shed and light on this confusion and get back to you.
Suzy Ewell    Co Spgs,CO   EWELL100@aol.com   

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index