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My PLAY WITH FIRE looks like yours, and shows up pretty much just like 
your photo did (on my monitor anyway!)... I would say it is an 
advancement and quite enough for me as fire-engine red wouldn't be my 
favorite red... better branching than I had on the ever popular LADY FRIEND.

in nearby soggy new jersey

Cheryl Leigh Chamberlin wrote:
> The first line of the description in the Schreiner's catalog says, "An
> advancement in the development of red iris". Their photo looks even redder
> than mine, with more hints of orange than I see in the garden. It looks
> "fiery", though! My mom picked this iris out because she thought it would
> look nice with the daylilies in bloom- forgetting that the irises are all
> gone before the daylilies pop up.
> I don't think this is true red. True red is more like bright red, "primary
> color" type red, or maybe red corvette-type red, or bright cardinal red.
> Actually, my photo of Play with Fire looks more like both Pat Mitchell's
> Dynamite and Schriener's catalog photo of Dynamite! That flower is spent now
> but when the next one opens I need to check the beard color. PWF in the
> catalog has a red-orange beard and the beard in my photo definitely looks
> more gold, like Dynamite's.
> Cheryl Leigh
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "the Asmus Library" <asmuslibrary@attbi.com>
> To: <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Thursday, 12 June 2003 9:00 AM
> Subject: [iris-photos] VERY RED
>>I thought there was no "true red" iris.
>>wow, this is impressive.
>>anybody care to comment on definition of red?

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