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Re: Re:Let't improve the register!

  • Subject: Re: Re:Let't improve the register!
  • From: Kris Jensen <krisjensen@earthlink.net>
  • Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 15:47:39 -0600

I have some clumps of the same iris, given to me by a friend. They are
prolific and always put on a wonderful display. My only complaint is
that they often need staking - the stalks aren't quite sturdy enough to
support the open flowers.

Kris Jensen
zone 4b/5 - Wauwatosa, WI

Jack Carter wrote:

> I am not a fluent as the Dutch are in other languages,
> but my forays in German, French and Spanish have made
> it clear that there is often no direct translation
> from one language to another, especially when it comes
> to a artistic description.
>
> It would seem to me that over time there will be a
> need to increase the name space exponentially and
> using different languages would be an ideal method
> since iris folks tend to like non-boring alphanumeric
> classifications such as ru-125,sf-398 which if done
> with a globally excepted code that describes a
> particular plant's color (colour ;-)) and qualities,
> would help enormously in catagorization, sorting and
> search. Not much fun for the sellers that peddle
> partially in romance though.
>
> I relatively new to this hobby, so if there is already
> a coded name that goes with romantic one, great!
>
> The problem will come with mixing different alphabets.
> I'm not sure how arabic will come across.
>
> That said, attached (hopefully) is a picture of the TB
> iris that have been in my yard for decades and has
> survived untold abuse and still thrives. No clue of
> its name though. Anyone know?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jack
>
> Jack Carter
> jackcarter@yahoo.com <mailto:jackcarter%40yahoo.com>
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>

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