Re: AIS: Judging ...was JI Symposium - Stop burning the red-heads.
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- Date: Sat, 18 Oct 1997 21:48:58 -0600 (MDT)
Walter A. Moores wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 1997, Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan wrote:
> > Irisborer@AOL.COM wrote:
> > > On the show bench...
> > Remember, you're not judging the plant for appeal, but how
> > > it matches the standard set by the plant itself.
> > The above statement is not quite true. You should be evaluating the
> > EXHIBITOR and how well they grew the iris and how well the specimen was
> > prepared for show entry. :-)
> > Rick Tasco
> > Superstition Iris Gardens
> > Central California........involved in somewhat of a heatwave. 88F today.
> > Zone 8
> I think it is a combination of both of the above in most cases. I
> know of a highly rated 'show' iris that in this climate has a tendency to
> lean out from the clump and to open a branch bud before it opens a
> terminal. In other climates it may not exhibit these traits, but there is
> nothing the exhibitor can do to make this iris open its terminal first and
> to stand up straight.
> Walter Moores
> Enid Lake, MS 7/8
Boy, am I glad I don't have red hair anymore.
upstate ny zone 4