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Re: CULT: Last Man Standing Competition

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Last Man Standing Competition
  • From: "merrilyann" <merrilyann@erols.com>
  • Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 14:08:53 -0400

Last Man Standing in my yard are Broadway Star and Boogie Man.  Longest
blooming plant this year was Persia, which was the first to bloom on April
15 and finished up on May 10.

Capitol Hill, DC

----- Original Message -----
From: <oneofcultivars@aol.com>
To: <iris-talk@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, May 17, 2002 3:55 PM
Subject: [iris-talk] CULT: Last Man Standing Competition

> The following irises believe themselves to be the final cadidates in the
> Man Standing Competition at the Burleson empire.
> Dusky Challenger
> Lemon Chess
> Change Your Ways
> Edith Wolford
> Dusky Challenger opened two blooms on a stalk bent from an effort to reach
> for the sun.
> Lemon Chess believes herself handicapped due to rains during critical
> times when when blooms rotted some of her stalks. However she is not
> complaining and still furnishing good pollen.
> Change Your Ways said I can do anything DC can and opened two in the top
> one stalk and one on a rotted stalk trying in an effort to catch some
> An EW who had already adopted a race strategy of conserving her strength
> the finish put up two stalks and has yet to open a bloom.
> Oh well, the only thing better than bloom at Christmas might be iris
> here in June.
> Smiles at yawl, its jist ah rainin another bunch here but I got some
> on em.
> Bill Burleson 7a/b
> Old South Iris Society
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