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Re: OT:Iris-L Status Update

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: OT:Iris-L Status Update
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 12:47:21 +0000
  • References: <3.0.3.32.19980624233342.00944100@ptialaska.net>

Duane Buell wrote:
> 
> I. germanica, "Golden Promenade" opened today. This is a huge golden yellow
> flower with three falls and three standards. There is a hint of white in
> the center of the standards that sets of the golden beards. Holding a ruler
> under two of the falls the bloom is 9 inches wide. It is 40 inches from the
> ground to the top of the bloom, and there are 5 buds on the stalk.
> 
> Also in bloom is the Siberian "White Triangles" that came from Foxbrook
> this spring, and it looks like I will have a JI in bloom on the 25th. I
> believe it is "Madame Butterfly", but may be "Geisha Girl" as I mishandled
> some tags ;-(.
> 
> The germanica and the JI are chain store purchases so the names may be made
> up, but they're growing, and that's what's important right now.
> 
> Last of all, I've added some pages of some wildlife, wildflowers and garden
> photos from Alaska and the Canadian Yukon to my website. If anyone is
> interested, the address is http://www.outdoorhq.com/garden/photos.htm.
> 
> The pages are kind of slow loading because I  made my thumbnails to big. It
> will be a couple of weeks before I can fix this problem.
> 
> There are several I. setosa photos from this years bloom included.
> 
> I will be away from civilization for about 10 days starting Friday morning,
> so there will be a delay in any responses I need to make to email.
> 
> And thanks to John for a herculean effort to keep the list moving.
> 
> Duane


John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

John Jones, jijones@ix.netcom.com
Fremont, California, USA, Earth, USDA zone 8/9 (coastal, bay) 
Max high 95F/35C, Min Low 28F/-2C average 10 days each
Heavy clay base for my raised beds.
There are currently 83 Iris pictures on my Website. Visit me at:
http://members.home.net/jijones






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