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RE: A rose is a rose... (Irises Named for The Blues)

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  • Subject: RE: A rose is a rose... (Irises Named for The Blues)
  • From: Vlad Sivyakov <buster@miratech.kiev.ua>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Sep 1997 16:05:50 -0600 (MDT)


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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Barb Johnson [SMTP:ljohnson@cland.net]
> Sent:	Monday, September 01, 1997 5:52 PM
> To:	Multiple recipients of list
> Subject:	Re: A rose is a rose... (Irises Named for The Blues)
> Irisborer@aol.com wrote:
> > 
> > On the thread of iris names... I personally don't find any offensive
> at all!
> >  After all, words is words.  I don't collect any by a particular
> name... but
> > I DO collect daylilies with witch and warlock names... and plant
> them all in
> > the bed called Salem's Lot.  Just for fun!
> > 
> > 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
> > Luther Allison (just deceased)
> > Robert Johnson
> > Elmore James
> > BB King
> > Little Walter
> > and so on......
> > 
> > Seems like a natural to me!
> > 
> > Kathyguest - whose son plays in a traditional blues band
> > E. Aurora, NY
> There is one new iris named for The Blues that I'm aware of, and
> that's 
> Rick Ernst's new BLUE NOTE BLUES in Cooley's 1997 catalog, but it
> sounds 
> like it couldn't be--is there really a blues bar in Katmandu?
> BLUE NOTE BLUES (R.Ernst, '97) ML 38" F
>      Named for "The Blue Note," our favorite blues bar in Katmandu, 
> Nepal. Big wide ruffles over all. Bright medium standards, evenly 
> colored, are in perfect proportion to the wide blue falls. The medium 
> blue blends lighter on the falls toward the white beards. Sweet 
> fragrance. 8-9 buds on 3 branches.
> Scratching my head,
> Barb Johnson                  ljohnson@cland.net
> Southwest Missouri Ozarks     USDA Zone 5b     AIS Region 18 (MO & KS)

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