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Re: Fw: Mislabelled iris

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Fw: Mislabelled iris
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jun 1998 22:08:48 +0000
  • References: <19980615003904.25385.qmail@hotmail.com>

Jan Clark wrote:
> >>So even the big guys can make a mistake, and it's worth checking what
> you have against the R & I's, and against the best pictures you can
> find.
> >>Barb in Santa Fe,
> Perhaps the 'Big guys' are more likely to make mistakes than the little
> guys, who have more time to be fussy. I recently saw commercial tulips
> growing in a field, where much mechanisation is used to cut costs. Rows
> and rows of 1 type were dotted with odd tulips which had come up from
> the previous year, the bulb having missed being dug up. You could easily
> spot the (many) odd ones out, but with irises it might be a whole lot
> harder.
> I think the lesson to be learnt is: be very observant and find out a lot
> about the iris you have purchased so that you can determine whether it
> is correctly named or not, no matter who you bought it from.
> Jan Clark, Australia
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