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Re: Blooming Today TB Vigilante

  • Subject: [PHOTO] Re: [iris-photos] Blooming Today TB Vigilante
  • From: <willwarner@alltel.net>
  • Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 17:31:15 -0500

I've been trying to get a good pic of Vigilante.  The standards always look 
more yellow in the pics than the discription.  I was wondering if mine was 
actually vigante, as every pic I took has yellow standards. Mine has the 
buttercup carmel colored ones in person, but when I try to photograph they 
look yellow.  All the reference pics I've found also have the yellow 
standards.  Does your vigilante look like this pic, or do the standards 
actually have a more carmel pigment?  Thanks..Will Warner
> From: "Tom Greaves" <tomg@iadfw.net>
> Date: 2004/05/07 Fri PM 01:15:00 CDT
> To: "iris-photos" <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: [iris-photos] Blooming Today TB Vigilante
> (Schreiner '91)  Not large and boisterous, Vigilante nonetheless makes a 
> powerful statement in the garden. Its flaring and ruffled falls are 
> smoothly colored in an extremely deep black-maroon. Buttercup-caramel 
> colored standards offer a splash of yellow. Superb stems display 8-13 
> flowers each from double- and triple-socketed buds.  
> Tom Greaves 
> near Dallas, TX 
> zone 7b

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