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  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: Rebloom on ROSALIE FIGGE
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 10:47:00 -0600 (MDT)

On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Mark, Maureen wrote:

> Rosalie Figge blooms violet for us with a white arc.  I saw a bloom at
> the convention without a noticeable white arc - I like it better with
> it.  Unfortunately no rebloom stalks for us and will unlikely to be any
> this late in the season.
> Maureen Mark
> Ottawa, Canada 
> 		-----Original Message-----
> 		Walter,
> 		Right you are about the beauty of this cultivar.  I had
> it bloom in July
> 		and August and now it is blooming again on some plants I
> transplanted in
> 		July.  Many buds here also.  However I do not want to
> "split hairs"
> 		about the color, but to me it seems dark violet or
> purple.  Maybe it is
> 		our climate/soil differences.  I'll look for the white
> arc around the
> 		violet tipped beards.
> 		Rick Tasco
> 		Superstition Iris Gardens
> 		Central California
> 		Zone 8
	Now that RF has been in the sun a day and a half, it is darker
violet, and the navy blue of yesterday seems to have gone.  Walter Moores

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