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  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: 'GODZILLA' BLUE
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 22:09:26 +0000
  • References: <19980616153903.9296.qmail@hotmail.com>

Lane Alexander wrote:
> Hi John,
> Just wanted to share the following with you and the other listers:
> I wouldn't normally rave on about a particular iris except when I feel
> that it is deserving of the rave!  YAQUINA BLUE was acquired from
> Schreiners last year.  I nicknamed it GODZILLA BLUE because everything
> about this iris is just huge.  Flowers larger than those of TITAN'S
> GLORY, stalks as large as my thumb, it has increased like crazy and
> holds the bloom for a long time.  The color is a clear, rich blue.  The
> Schreiner folks sure know how to name their iris. My family was
> fortunate enough to spend many wonderful summers vacationing on the
> Oregon coast, Yaquina in particular. YAQUINA BLUE reflects the beauty of
> the area.  This iris is definitely "Queen of Show" in my garden (with
> QUEEN OF ANGELS a close second).
> For my neck of the woods (northern Idaho) it was a banner year for my
> iris.  All but 3 bloomed (and the majority of them were either new
> additions or divisions).
> John, thanks for being the mail router.  I sure did miss everybody while
> the server has been down.
> Lane
> Moscow, Idaho
> Zone 3
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