In a message dated 4/20/2006 9:21:56 A.M. Central Standard Time,
I think your iris may be TIME WILL
Pearl, you bought from Van Dykes several years ago? How many?
The suggested irises are fairly recent, but it is quite possible Cooley's sold
extra stock to their wholesalers. Also, possible that it's a sibling
that wasn't introduced, depending on the policies at their business.
TIME WILL TELL (Richard Ernst, R. 1999). Sdlg. KF125-1-4. TB 38" (97
"S. blue plum, lighter midrib flush, dark berry rim; F. dark berry
sanded plicata markings on white changing to solid dark berry on lower half;
beards yellow; stalks purple. F125-1: (Edna's Wish x Wild Jasmine) X Chiffon
Ruffles., Cooley 1999. "
CHILD OF ROYALTY (Richard Ernst, R. 2001). Sdlg. QKF125-14A-35. TB 35"
(89 cm) ML.
"S. violet purple, infused and veined with white, blending to
lavender blue; style arms violet purple; F. violet purple rim, red purple center
patterned on white; beards yellow; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Sib
to Ring Around Rosie., Cooley 2001. "
RING AROUND ROSIE (Richard Ernst, R. 2000). Sdlg. QKF125-14A-10. TB
35" (89 cm) M.
"S. white, yellow gilt rim; style arms white, yellow accents;
F. white ground, purple sanded pattern, 1/4"-3/8" yellow rim; beards yellow and
orange. KF125-14A: ((Edna's Wish x Wild Jasmine) x sib) X KF125-32E: ((Edna's
Wish x Wild Jasmine) x sib)., Cooley 2000. "
These share some genetics.