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Re: AR: Aril Society Plant Sale

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: AR: Aril Society Plant Sale
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 21:26:02 +0000
  • References: <000013222221268UPIMSSMTPUSR03@email.msn.com>

Barbara Mann wrote:
> >Dennis Kramb wrote:
> >>
> >> I got my list earlier this week and have a few questions about a few
> >> cultivars.  A few particularly caught my attention, and I'm curious to
> know
> >> if anyone grows them and can encourage/discourage me about getting them.
> >>
> >> CONCERTO GROSSO (Mathes 1998) OGB
> >> HIDDEN PINK (Mathes 1998) OGB
> >> BLUSETTE (Seligmann by McAllister 1992) OGB
> >> GENETIC ARTIST (H Danielson 1972) RB
> >> HEIMDALL (Mathes 1995) OGB
> >> INVENTION (Mathes 1995) OGB
> >> 92-119-A (Shockey seedling) OGB
> >> 94-101-1X (Shockey seedling) OGB
> >> 94-101-2X (Shockey seedling) OGB
> >> SYRIAN MOON (Brizendine 1969) OGB
> >> TURKISH HERALD (Shockey 1992) OGB
> >> WAR DRUMS (McAllister 1996) OGB
> >>
> Dennis--the only two of these I'm familiar with are BLUSETTE and WAR DRUMS.
> BLUSETTE bloomed for the first time for me this year--it's a much paler blue
> than I'd expected and is in fact a plainer iris than I'd expected, too,
> narrow in form due to the I. hoogiana influence, and with no signal.  Not
> spectalur, but nice, and quite tall.
> WAR DRUMS was one I raved about on the list  a few weeks back, with a deep
> red-black glaze on the falls fading to a duller red after a day.  Worth
> getting!
> Barb Mann in Santa Fe, where the first cicada sang today (which usually
> signals the end of the no-see-um season, I hope, I hope, I hope.

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