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Re: A rose is a rose...

At 03:30 AM 9/1/97 -0600, Kathy Guest wrote:
>BUT... one missed opportunity, IMHO, with iris breeders is the RICH American
>blues tradition we have.... and the RICH selection of blue irises coming to
>market.  Why has no-one latched onto the blues for naming their irises?
>Billie Holliday

A friend noticed the name 'Lady Day' and commented that would have to be a
white iris. I agreed it was and asked why it had to be white and the answer
was that it surely must have been named for Billie Holiday who apparently
always wore a white flwer when performing.

John Montgomery

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