Re: Japanese Iris! 10 Best
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- From: "John I. Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 21 Jun 1998 09:54:37 +0000
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> Ten Best Japanese??? Hmm... that's difficult. Let me run out and see what's
> blooming, since I always love whatever's in bloom (:
> Seriously.... I can tell a few, but I'll forget a lot.
> Number one - now and for YEARS is Anna Rettig's NIAGARA POWER. This is a
> 3-petal of gunmetal blue with raspberry/magenta standards and the same color
> veins shot through the falls. Extraordinary flower... branched.... very late
> bloomer. The down side is that it can be a slow grower so I treasure my own
> clump and have divided it only once (for a very good cause).
> I love POPULAR ACCLAIM - another 3-petal (I really prefer the 3's... although
> some 6-petals are nice), a white with purple standards. Excellent grower and
> a lovely clump.
> ROSEWATER is an extraordinary 6-petal of that wonderful raspberry jam color
> that JI's can get... with a blue halo. I believe it's a Bauer/Coble.
> HEKIUN is a 3-p true blue shot through with white.
> OK.... that's only 4. I give my other six as the bloom season progresses.
> Kathyguest in an iris wonderland
> E. Aurora, NY