this message arrived hours after the other
You are forgiven, i love it when others than
myself show they can be not as perfect as one imagined.....
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Sent: Friday, January 26, 2007 3:59
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Re: TB: On The
<<here's a close up of Bold Encounter to
compare between clean and not so
That doesn't even look like the same bloom! Loic, I'd say your
bloom was either a lot older than Robin's bloom OR in a much warmer
climate. The colors are not nearly as distinct on your photos!
Color: Deeper on Robin's bloom
Lines: white on Robin's bloom and fail to reach the end of the beard by
almost half an inch! ( educated guess)
Lines: yellow on Loic's bloom and extend further down a much paler fall.
Reaches the end of the beard.
Beard base extension: (for lack of a better term) Non-existent on
Beard base extension: White (& raised?) on Loic's picture.
Isn't it amazing how much different the blooms can look from season to
season and microcosm to microcosm? Sometimes you'd swear it wasn't even
the same bloom!!
Everyone see why identification of unknown irises is so difficult?
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