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RE: Re: CULT:Ugly Irises

  • Subject: RE: [iris-talk] Re: CULT:Ugly Irises
  • From: "Dana Brown" <ddbro@llano.net>
  • Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 21:25:58 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

Patricia,
	I am so glad that somebody loves Prancing Pony, I hate to think of an
unloved iris <G>.

Dana Brown
Malevil Iris Gardens
Pres. South Plains Iris Society
Region 17, Judges Training Chairperson
AIS, MIS, ASI, RIS, TBIS
Lubbock, TX  79403
Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset
mailto:ddbro@llano.net









-----Original Message-----
From: pinkirises [mailto:pbrooks@whidbey.net]
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 9:22 PM
To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [iris-talk] Re: CULT:Ugly Irises


Dana,

I LOVE Prancing Pony -- looked for it a long time before I got it
back.  No accounting for personal taste...

Patricia Brooks


--- In iris-talk@y..., "Dana Brown" <ddbro@l...> wrote:
> Walta',
> 	I can't argue with most of your choices but I like Rhythm so
much I
> searched for it for two years to find it.  I also like Peacock's
Eye.  One
> you didn't mention that I find "ugly" is Prancing Pony.  That was
the first
> iris I every voluntarily got rid of.
>
> Dana Brown
> Malevil Iris Gardens
> Pres. South Plains Iris Society
> Region 17, Judges Training Chairperson
> AIS, MIS, ASI, RIS, TBIS
> Lubbock, TX  79403
> Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset
> mailto:ddbro@l...
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jgcrumpe2001 [mailto:jgcrump@e...]
> Sent: Monday, May 27, 2002 5:53 PM
> To: iris-talk@y...
> Subject: [iris-talk] Re: CULT:Ugly Irises
>
>
> --- In iris-talk@y..., "wmoores" <wmoores@w...> wrote:
> > I am submitting the names of the following candidates to the all-
> > time-great Ugly Iris Hall of Fame:
> >
> > AUNT NELLIE
> > BABOON BOTTOM
> > BROWN LASSO
> > FOGBOUND
> > GOLD KIST
> > GREEN DRAGON
> > MIRROR MIRROR
> > PEACOCK'S EYE
> > RHYTHM
> > SHARRE
> > THORNBIRD
> >
> > Keep in mind that many of these are award winners, one even
> > winning the Dykes.  I started not to mention it because of all of
> the
> > previous talk about it, but it has just got to be on a list like
> this!
> >
> > Walter Moores
> > Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8 (where JUNGLE SHADOWS isn't ugly.
> > Everybody who sees it wants it).
>
> Well, Walta, while I can't argue with most of your selections, I
have
> to say a word in defense of THORNBIRD.  In my experience, it depends
> on the garden in which you see it.  I have seen it looking "ho-hum"
> and I have seen it looking very handsome.  But I haven't yet seen it
> looking "yuk!" (i.e., ugly).  But, of course, we all know where
> beauty is.  --  Griff
>
>
>
>
>
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