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  • Subject: Re: AB: PRIDE OF ALABAMA
  • From: "Brock Heilman" <brockheilman@aol.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 04:33:33 -0000


I understand what you're saying, but I do love this one.


--- In iris-photos@yahoogroups.com, "Donald Eaves" <donald@...> wrote:
> A couple of days ago I expressed my ambiguous attitude toward OGB- type
> iris. This Jim Washington intro of one of my seedlings has all the things
> that raise my doubts. IMO it's neither a good AB nor a good TB as the
> criteria for those read. What it is, though, is a good garden plant without
> respect to those criteria. So even though I'd told myself I wouldn't put
> one out for the market, when the project was proposed to send some of my
> stuff out for evaluation, it got put in the pool. And it got selected
> first. Couldn't have been a more appropriate choice. It's the sort of
> plant I've grown in great numbers and a perfect example of my too often poor
> record keeping. It's starting to bloom now with along with the TBs. In
> most ways, that's the category it fits best. It's an old familiar face to
> me now and I still like it.
> Donald Eaves
> donald@...
> Texas Zone 7b, USA

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