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Re: TB: Mystery Purple and White Iris

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: TB: Mystery Purple and White Iris
  • From: "wstone" <wstone@volcano.net>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jun 1998 22:23:07 -0600 (MDT)

Barb:  Another name to look at might be Baltic Star ( Stahly 94 )  Purple black
standards, F the same with a white wash at beards blending to solid purple black
rim..Brown violet beards.    Bill
Stone's Iris Garden        3500'elev Amador Co. California Sierras
-----Original Message-----
From: Barb Johnson <lgjohnson@getonthe.net>
To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
Date: Tuesday, June 02, 1998 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: TB: Mystery Purple and White Iris

>Well, I did find a picture that matched it, finally, in my RORIS catalog;
>I'm pretty sure this beauty is EXOTIC STAR (Plough '75). If anyone knows of
>another iris that looks like it, let me know.  And it wan't a 2 year clump;
>it was actually 15 months since planting, along with Immortality and Edith
>Wolford planted 2-97. Imm. bloomed too! Amigo isn't finished blooming; when
>it is, I'll post a complete bloom report. Such fun!
>Barb Johnson wrote:
>> Hello, all!  Among the 2 year clump bloomers this year was one that was
>> labeled JESSE'S SONG, but was not a plicata! It is a wonderfully large
>> purple with a triangle-shaped white spot around the beards with purple
>> veins. The purple standards are more like washed white. The beards are
>> light blue, orange in the throat.  Stunning! The only ones that come
>> close that I found in catalogs are Cruzin' and Stellar Lights, but mine
>> is more purple. Dark like Titan's Glory. Can anyone help identify this?
>> It's a keeper for sure!
>> Thanks, Barb        Barb Johnson        lgjohnson@getonthe.net
>> Near Springfield, SW Missouri            AIS, HIPS, RIS, MIS

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