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Re: SPEC: Surprises From the Seedling Patch

Thank you both, the writer and the re-sender for a lovely way to start off my iris
morning with a original poem!! lorraine in California, zone 9.

Jim Gibbons wrote:

> Excuse the cross-post from the species group, but thought I'd share it here as
> well:
> The seeds received and coddled
> from donors far away
> Are blooming for the first time
> Here's what I have to say.
> I got a "sanguinea", with stems quite branched and all
> "Pumila" plants both finger-size
> And up to one foot tall!
> My lovely "delavayi" I put in their own bed
> Imagine my surprise when some decided to bloom red.
> And maackii, oh maackii
> A clump so bright and vigorous
> And now I'm told you're really just
> a form of old pseudacorus!
> So now I wait, with baited breath
> Next year the show'll be bigger
> With many more surprises from
> the seeds from NARGS and SIGNA.
> Jim Gibbons
> Comfy in Carolina, Zone 8a and sandy....
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