Re: re: meauring
- Subject: Re: [iris-photos] re: meauring
- From: John I Jones email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 21:06:25 -0800
Vicki Craig wrote:
> Gosh Jeff,
> Guess I should have sent my note to you on measuring iris to iris-photos
> instead of privately.
> Perhaps you will allow me to clarify my means of measuring blooms. I do
> make the traditional overall measurements of the falls, tip to tip as
> they normally lie. Then base to tip of the standards. One can also
> derive the distance from the center of the flower to the tip of the
> longest fall and add double that distance to reach the total width of
> the falls
That seems to contradict the diagram on the first page of Chapt 7 of the
Judges handbook. Beacuse the falls do not lie opposite each other the
width ( as defined in the manual) is less than twice the length of an
> then plus that with the height of the standards. However, I
> was not able to illustrate the ruler I use in the photo on it's side, as
> I wanted to show the method. The bloom I used only had a stem 3" long
> and I had placed it in a flower holder lined with moss.
> i.e if the length of the longest fall is 1 1/2 " from the center of the
> flower and the standards are 2" above the base of the flower, then the
> overall dimensions of the flower do not exceed 6". Or if the with of
> the falls is 3" and the height of the standards is 2", the over all
> bloom size is less than 6".
> Hope this clarifies my earlier statement.
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