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Re: [iris-talk] UNKNOWN: SDB

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Re: [iris-talk] UNKNOWN: SDB
  • From: lmmunro@hotmail.com
  • Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 22:13:59 -0000

   You come up with the neatest unknowns. I haven't the slightest 
idea what it is, but I am going to be working and studying bearded 
iris unknowns at Presby Iris garden next month, so if I see a match 
I'll let you  know. 

--- In iris-photos@y..., "Eleanor Cecchini" <eleanore@m...> wrote:
> Oops, here it is, with the picture!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eleanor Cecchini <eleanore@m...>
> To: iris-talk@y... <iris-talk@y...>
> Date: Monday, April 09, 2001 7:38 PM
> Subject: [iris-talk] UNKNOWN: SDB
> >Evening everyone,
> >
> >I went to a local popular nursery yesterday to get a flat of 
impatiens and
> >somehow ended up in the perennial room.  They had miniature irises
> blooming.
> >They had SDB 'Pixie Princess', SDB 'Little Episode' and another SDB
> labelled
> >as 'Eye Bright'.  This last one was a cutey, but it wasn't 'Eye 
Bright' for
> >certain.  I've grown 'Eye Bright' since '94.  When I mentioned 
this to the
> >plant supervisor, she looked at me with that look - whadaya know 
lady.  It
> >fast disappeared when I mentioned my Iris Display garden status.
> >
> >I couldn't tell her what the unk iris was though, but it could 
explain how
> I
> >too have that unk.  It's one I've been trying to identify for many 
a year
> >myself.  Over the last few years in particular, I'm getting really 
tired of
> >buying a plant for it's colour or name, and finding it not to be 
what I
> >bought, especially if it was expensive to boot!  I now return 
those plants.
> >I've included a picture, in case anyone does know what it is.  I 
wonder if
> >it's 'Ritz'.
> >
> >It grows about 10" tall here and multiplies quickly.
> >
> >Thank you.
> >
> >El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Z3
> >DIS & MIS Display Garden
> >
> >
> >
> >


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