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Re: Double iris-a plea for circumspection

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Double iris-a plea for circumspection
  • From: John I Jones <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Oct 1997 23:06:41 -0600 (MDT)

Walter A. Moores wrote:

> Henryanner@aol.com wrote:
> > I enjoy variety in irises, although I don't usually like freakish things, and
> > it seems to me that it would be important to perpetuate--not compost--
> > breakthroughs for those who might like them and for hybridizers who might
> > want to perfect their own pursuits using all available genetic material.

>         Anner, thanks for picking up on the thread where I so miserably
> failed.  You added eloquence and brilliance to my bare-bones plea.

Anner and Walter, 

Though I don't really care for "Spacers", I agree with you both on the
necessity for maintaining advances in the gene pool, and in fact have a
few SAs in my garden that I think are attractive for their other

John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

John Jones, jijones@ix.netcom.com
Fremont CA, USDA zone 8/9 (coastal, bay) 
Max high 95F/35C, Min Low 28F/-2C average 10 days each
Heavy clay base for my raised beds.

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