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Re: CULT: Ugly Irises vs. beautiful irises

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Ugly Irises vs. beautiful irises
  • From: "FRANCELLE EDWARDS" <fjmjedwards@worldnet.att.net>
  • Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 13:37:37 -0700

I agree with those choices, Donald.  Skating Party is my favorite white.  I even won Best of Show with it two years ago, and I regularly see better stalks with larger, more beautiful flowers than that one had.  I also have White Lightening and Griffin's Pride, one of Shepard's irises, huge ruffled, laced, upon opening slightly tinted lilac and green.  Why would I want any more whites?

Circus Circus does well here too.  I got it after seeing it first in Dallas, but I can understand people who don't like streaks.

Francelle Edwards  Glendale,  AZ  Zone 9  where it's supposed to be 107 degrees today and we have had exactly .10 inch of rain this whole year.
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Donald Eaves 
  To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 5:32 PM
  Subject: [iris-talk] CULT: Ugly Irises vs. beautiful irises

  For POND LILY I'd suggest SKATING PARTY.  Someone needs to tell me again
  just what did beat it out for the Dykes.  It bloomed here for the first time
  this year with two perfect stalks.....and they just sat there that way.  I
  don't think I've ever had stalks sit there as long and look so unblemished.
  On white too!  I do hope this one settles in and does well.

  For TENNESSEE GENTLEMAN I'll go with CIRCUS, CIRCUS.  Clean, crisp coloring
  and all that veining.  Boy do I like that veining!  But the whole effect is
  just eye-catching beautiful.  Another one that hasn't been here long, I'm
  hoping it doesn't get cranky on me.

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