Re: Seedlings seen in Colorado
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- Subject: Re: Seedlings seen in Colorado
- From: "John I. Jones" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 09:23:51 +0000
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> I also have some seedlings written down from Colorado (although I don't have
> my list with me right now). There are a few techniques you can use if you
> can't live without them.
> 1. Wait. If the seedling is that great, the hybridizer knows it by now and
> will be introducing it soon. You must find out how to get that catalog (or
> find out who introduces for them) and read descriptions carefully for seedling
> 2. Write. As a few folks mentioned, the address for hybridizers can be found
> in the back of the checklist and I'm sure they'd be thrilled to hear of your
> interest. I did this with Gerald Richardson whose irises I saw for the first
> time in Sacramento. I was terribly smitten and so did my research and wrote a
> letter of inquiry. He very graciously wrote back and offered his price list.
> And, I was right about his irises.... every one of them is a performer in the
> stately Guest estates.
> 3. And don't forget THIS resource.... that is, if we ever get back to
> normal.... I'm sure a question put to this list will help locate the
> hybridizer in question.
> Kathyguest.... who loves to look at seedlings because it's like gazing into a
> crystal ball.