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Re: Maytag Red (Iris Humor?)

On Thu, 28 Nov 1996 CEMahan@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 96-11-27 23:06:04 EST, Donald wrote:
> << Of course if consistency, predictability, reliability, dependability, and
>  perfection is what you're after I would recommend that you try a newly
>  introduced TB named MAYTAG RED (Ripley, 1996). >>
> What! This iris is selling for ONLY $55.00! When Lloyd Zurbrigg introduced
> IMMORTALITY he charged $100.00.  And I bought it for that price and have
> never regretted it.  I would buy MAYTAG RED if the price were higher, but I
> don't have space to be planting a lot of cheap irises.  After all, you might
> be a redneck irisarian if you plant cheap irises along the path to your
> still.  Clarence Mahan in northern Virginia

I can't believe there is an iris with that name. Who's selling it?

Diana Louis <dlouis@dynamicro.on.ca>
Zone 4/5 Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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