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RE: Rebloom on ROSALIE FIGGE

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: Rebloom on ROSALIE FIGGE
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 17:30:51 -0600 (MDT)


	ROSALIE FIGGE opened its terminal bloom this morning.  I first saw
it around 7 a.m. bathed in  dew and not completely unfurled in the 58o
chill of the early morning while shielded from the sun by the towering
pines that border this property.  This afternoon after being warmed by the
sun all day, it is fully expanded.  As RF grows in my garden, it is a
wavily ruffled navy blue with just a hint of a white arc around the
violet-tipped white beards.  With at least nine more buds on the stalk,
RF should continue in bloom for the next ten to twelve days.  Titan's
Glory and Violet Miracle are the proud parents of RF, with the form coming
from TG and the reblooming capability donated by VM.  Thanks to Jane
McKnew for producing such a lovely flower and also naming it for a grand
lady.


	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS 7/8





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