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Re: Vanity, Vanity, All Is Vanity (with pardons to the Preacher)


CEMahan@aol.com wrote:
> 
> In a message dated 96-10-27 15:55:22 EST, you write:
> 
> >Since someone in this thread has mentioned Vanity, and since in
> >another thread it was stated that Vanity is a good garden plant but
> >not as beautiful as some pinks, I feel compelled to mention that in
> >one of the gardens in the D. C. convention there was display, about
> >4' x 6' or so, of Vanity that was as gorgeous as any single-cultivar
> >iris bed I have ever seen.
> 
> I believe this was Rosalie Figge's garden...Rosalie's favorite iris is VANITY
> and she always has one or two large plantings of it.  It is far and away the
> best pink tall bearded iris for the East...and it is a great parent for
> rebloomers (ask Lloyd)....Clarence Mahan in VA

   Barb comments:
VANITY is one I got this summer.  Thanks to all this info I know I will 
love it (better than Wabash, even?)  :)

Barb Johnson
ljohnson@cland.net
Southwest Missouri Ozarks    Zone 5B   AIS Region 18





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