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Re: SPU: Unkown Oldie

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] SPU: Unkown Oldie
  • From: Jim Murrain <jmurrain@kc.rr.com>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 16:23:31 -0500

On May 23, 2004, at 4:00 PM, Mike Greenfield wrote:

A friend gave me a start of these several years ago. She is close to 
80. Her Dad purchased it from a catalog when she was young and still at 
home. She has grown it all these years.  She said he called it an " 
Orchid Iris". So it must be at least 65 years old. This is the first 
bloom ever on it for me.
  Anyone reconize it?

        Hi Mike, that is I. orientalis. The most common of the spurias in the 

Jim Murrain
8871 NW Brostrom Rd
Kansas City, MO 64152-2711
Zone 5b

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