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Re: Three Striking Irises

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Three Striking Irises
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Sep 1997 10:45:42 -0600 (MDT)

On Tue, 16 Sep 1997 Henryanner@aol.com wrote:

> Rusty,
> Striking Irises?
> IRIS FULVA--Audubon's copper iris.
> Historic TB NUEE D'ORAGE (Storm Cloud) murky beige and violets with a curious
> puckery texture, very Belle Epoque---get it from Superstition.
> IRIS ENSATA-variegated form--Superb striped foliage that looks wonderful even
> now, and a beautifully formed, simple, deep magenta-purple flower.
> Next year I hope fervently to be struck by the greenie EVERGREEN HIDEAWAY,
> the historic ORIFLAMME, and IRIS TRIDENTATA, white form, a gift from a
> friend.
> Anner Whitehead, Richmond, VA
> Henry Hall  henryanner@aol.com
	Excellent choices, Anner.  I just got EVERGREEN HIDEAWAY from R &
R this year and am planning to plant it next to HELLO HOBO and GREEN AND
GIFTED to see which is really green.

	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS 7/8

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