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{Disarmed} Re: {Disarmed} RE noid with sport - still trying to ID

  • Subject: [PHOTO] {Disarmed} Re: {Disarmed} [iris-photos] RE noid with sport - still trying to ID
  • From: Jan Lauritzen janicelauritzen@yahoo.com
  • Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 16:15:37 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Colleen,
Thank you for your suggestion of Classic Look.  I went to your website (loved it - bookmarked it) and it looked very close.  Then I pulled up one of my pictures to place side-be-side. 
The beard on CL seems to be yellow and on my noid it is blue-violet.  The noid has a definite midline up the standard and I cannot tell if CL does or does not.  The standards seem to be more rounded on CL.
I am sending you a couple of new pictures, along with your CL picture, so you can compare. 
The branching on the noid is very nice and the rebloom is wonderful.  If I had the correct name I could have entered it in our show many times.   
I have tried Blue Staccato, Jesse's Song, Handshake, Brillant Excuse, Handiwork, etc.  Usually the beard is wrong and most do not rebloom.  Some have too wide a band on the falls.  Others do not have the dark styles. 
Thank you for your time and effort in helping.  I appreciate it.
It was nice meeting you in Portland.  I was sitting in front of you at one of the section meetings - might have been Spurias or Rebloomers.  We spoke a little but you probably had no clue who I was.   
I will continue my quest.
Jan in Chatsworth

Colleen Modra <colleen@impressiveirises.com.au> wrote:
This looks very much like Classic Look which can rebloom.
Colleen Modra
Adelaide Hills
South Australia
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2006 4:22 PM
Subject: {Disarmed} [iris-photos] RE noid with sport

I have been trying to ID this plicata for about 5 years.  It reblooms every November to December, grows tall and well, and multiplies nicely.  It is not Blue Staccato (which does not rebloom) but does have the very dark style arms.  All ID help appreciated.
Then, suddenly last year, two different stalks each produced a white sport in the same week.  NO Roundup, etc.  In the middle of my large iris beds.  No other oddities around.
The third picture shows the pale flower and lower on the stalk a normal bud showing the purple plic edge on the falls.
Jan in Chatsworth
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