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Re: Solar blanket vs black plastic

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Solar blanket vs black plastic
  • From: "Michael Cook" <macook@iglou.com>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Sep 1997 21:03:13 -0600 (MDT)



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> From: Amy Rupp <amyr@austx.tandem.com>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
> Subject: Re: Solar blanket vs black plastic
> Date: Sunday, September 07, 1997 10:03 PM
> 
> I need only heights for the following iris.  Only Keppel, Schreiner's,
> and Cooley's list heights with their catalogues and I like to plant in
> approximate order of height given that a TB can be between 28-43" inches
> from all that I have read so far.
> 
> I have descriptions of all, just not heights.  I have researched
> Cooley's catalog 95-97, Schreiner's 96-97, and Keppel's 95-96; can't
> find Keppel's '97 catalog though I've tried!  Many of these will be
> either 80's iris or very recent introductions.

     Amy, three or four of these came from the 1970's.  Here are the
heights for the ones I could find.
 
> BATHSHEBA COMES      38"
> BLOWTORCH          36"
> BLUSHING DIANA (which I had ordered before her death :-( )    32"
> BRILLIANT DISPLAY
> BURGERMEISTER       36"
> CATCH A WAVE     mid 90's Roger Nelson Introduction.  Grows about 40" for
me.
> COLOR EXPRESS
> CUPID'S ARROW      38"
> DASHING
> ENHANCEMENT
> EURYTHMIC       36" to 38"
> EXTRAVAGANT      36"
> FEED BACK      36"   Reblooms here.
> FIRST REUNION
> GLADYS AUSTIN     37"
> GOLD 'N' ROSE
> HEATHER BLUSH     35"
> HUSH AT TWILIGHT      38"
> ICE GODDESS
> KNIGHTED          36" to 38"
> MAGIC MAN      38"
> MARIPOSA SKIES
> MY KATIE      34"
> MY WAY
> PASSION FLOWER      35"
> RED DOUBLE DOUBLE     36"
> ROMANTICIST        36"
> SAMARITAN WOMAN       36"
> SEA WORLD      35"
> STUNNING     36"   About that height here.
> SUDDEN IMPACT
> SUMMER FIESTA     30"
> TEA LEAVES      35"
> TIGER SHARK     37"
> TOUCH OF ENVY    33"
> VOODOO BLUES       34" to 35"  
> ZEBEDEE
> 
(snip)
  
     I hope this helps with your planting.    Except for CATCH A WAVE,  the
heights listed came from the AIS Checklists.   

Mark A. Cook
macook@iglou.com
Lexington, KY





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