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Re: Fwd: Fw: Hi

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Fwd: Fw: Hi
  • From: jimmy brewster blizzard635@yahoo.com
  • Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 20:42:23 -0700 (PDT)

I think your proably right, the only thing that throws me is the 2 different colors out of the same rhizome, granted different stalks; but definitly the same piece.  Oh well thanks for all the help.  Jimmy

Randy Squires <randysiris@juno.com> wrote:
> I've had them in my yards for over 30 years. I have 7 different beds
> in various places all separated by 100 ft or more.
>1 bed has been for 1 color for the last 10 years.
> I have never had any whites in my yard.
Hi Jimmy,
I've looked at your pictures, since you have never grown a white iris
in your yard and iris do not revert back to a different color, your
purple will always be purple.
I think Robin gave you the best answer, probably a seed pod dropped
it's seeds and they have grown and bloomed, now you have a mixture
of seedlings blooming. I don't think it would be correct for anyone
to give you a possible name for your unknown white.
If you have sprayed roundup around you purple bed, that could
cause purple iris to be white with purple streaks and so on, usually
deformed, but I didn't see any evidence of roundup damage from your pictures.

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