Re: OMINOUS STRANGER
In a message dated 96-10-19 11:05:59 EDT, Nell wrote:
<< Was intrigued by the prize to Sterling
Innerst's OMINOUS STRANGER for 'most original color'. Has anyone seen this
tall bearded, either in a garden or a photo/slide? I'd love to have a
Yes, Nell, I've seen it. It is indeed intriguing. Description --umm, hmmm,
well its kind of strange-looking in bud, very different-looking in bloom,
it's kind of uh, an Appaloosa iris, I guess, is the closest I can come. Sort
of a leopard-spot Appaloosa, with kind of muddy-colored spot markings on a
kind of cream-toned ground.
Anyone else want to take a stab at this?!
Anyway, I can assure you that the prize is well-deserved!
(Newfield, NY) Zone 4 on a totally wet, grey, dismal day.