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Re: Multiple iris parts

Hi All,

I found one of my SDB's to have four falls and it looked so funny.
Yesterday I found another SDB to have two beards next to one another.   This
weather is doing strange things to the irises where they are just now
starting to bloom one by one.

They predict rain this afternoon on into Sunday morning.  We are having a
garden party Sunday afternoon, so I hope the weather improves or we will be
holding the party in the barn.
Lora L. Masche
Forquin Mountain Iris Garden
21643 Shake Ridge Road
Volcano, CA 95689
-----Original Message-----
From: Paul & Yvonne Tyerman <tyerman@dynamite.com.au>
To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
Date: Saturday, May 16, 1998 3:32 AM
Subject: Re: Multiple iris parts

>At 22:48 13/05/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>>A number of people have written about SDBs this year having 4
>>standards, falls and
>>>style arms.
>>>Dorothy in Zone 5
>>Just read that and thought id say that i havent ever had 4 lots but i
>>have had a few dwarfs with 2 falls and 2 standars b4......weird
>>Tasmania, australia
>I have often had two parts to flowers instead of three, particularly in DB.
> The occasional TB as well.  Last year I had a couple of DBs with 4 parts
>to the flower.  Look quite spectacular.  I think I have a photo of one of
>them because I photographed it and then realised that it was wrong!!
>Paul Tyerman (Canberra, Australia)

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