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Re: CULT:Ugly Irises

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT:Ugly Irises
  • From: John I Jones <jijones@usjoneses.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 11:30:56 -0700

As of the 1999 R&I the number was 49819. So at about 1000 new
registrations/introductions per year, the number is closer to 54,000


Catherine Button wrote:
> > Lets see now. Walta listed maybe 10 iris (ain't going back and
> count).
> Other
> > folks so far added another half dozen. That would be 16 divided by
> about
> > 30,000 registrations.
> The number I always heard was 80,000, and that was quite a while ago.
> I
> posted a while back asking if anyone acutally knew, but no answer...
> > Of the iris mentioned I only grow Thornbird and Fogbound. Like the
> plant
> > habits of both. Fogbound explodes in blooms. Thornbird failed to
> bloom this
> > year (kind of a relief).
> Fogbound grows exuberantly for me too, even right after moving to a
> new yard.
> The blooms also have staying power when cut. And I think they can
> throw seed
> pods just by walking by them... But I have to agree with you on
> Thornbird -
> kinda glad it disapparated.
> Cathy
> Region 19, NJ
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