Re: Two KARENs?
In a message dated 96-10-21 13:29:12 EDT, you write:
>Mike, thanks for the story on KAREN. I've always thought it was a very
>risky thing to declare an iris "obsolete" once it has actually been
>introduced into commerce.
A recent example of how risky it is is the arilbred registered as BRONZE
BEAUTY!....I grow the original BRONZE BEAUTY (Barr 1884) and was horrified
that a modern iris would be allowed to have the name of a great historic
iris. Clarence Mahan in VA