In a message dated 1/4/2005 11:02:58 A.M. Central Standard Time,
But, this iris different, it is almost like a
Margie, this iris did trigger my thoughts but was not the reason for
my question. I've been kicking this question around in my mind for several
weeks. More so as I look at videos of gardens. I think the
Mid-America seedling is beautiful. (Even wondered if it has Pin Pincurls
or Funny Girl in it??) It could be that the standards appear shorter due
to the tight lace. I'd have to see the bud open to be sure.
In years past, I've pitched seedlings because of either short or long
I'm always curious to know if trends are changing OR if hybridizers are
pushing the envelope. In the case of the wild hafts, I believe (?) this
all started with Ghio's NOTORIOUS in 1991. He took a
chance! People liked it and the rest is history!