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Re: HIST: Dauntless

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: HIST: Dauntless
  • From: Tammy King <tlking@ap.net>
  • Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 21:42:31 -0600 (MDT)

>Another aid in identifying unknown iris is purple based foliage (PBF)
>and Dauntless has it.  

AHA! You may have struck something there Rick...when the foliage first
started to emerge, the first thing I noticed was that the base of the leaves
were a deep reddish/purple, as you describe.

See how much I'm learning from this list already?? Thank you sooooo much!

And yes, it's still pouring here...buckets, and the iris and lilies DO NOT
like it at all....(I think I heard one of them yell at me on my way inside
after work today...tee hee hee)

>Not as strong as some and being of a red-purple
>coloration.  I checked the look-alikes, Indian Chief and Rosy Wings, at
>least IMO on first observation they look alike, and they DO NOT have

>I could not take a picture today for as you probably know it poured
>today and is still raining.  Close to .50 inches.  I will try again

I'll be picking up my picture disks tomorrow and will get my pic up on my
page ASAP, and that might help to identify this little beauty too...

I really appreciate all your help! Thank you :)

Tammy K
Zone 9/Ca....where it's raining cats, dogs, mice and polar bears.
MEMBER: AIS, Santa Rosa Iris Society

>Rick Tasco
>Superstition Iris Gardens
>Central California...where our high today was 56F, 30 degrees below
>Zone 8

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