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Re: Boss Tweed

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Boss Tweed
  • From: Jan Lauritzen janicelauritzen@yahoo.com
  • Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 15:42:21 -0700 (PDT)

I believe that this iris is too red to be Boss Tweed.  The Checklist says:
Boss Tweed (James McWhirter, R. 1992) TB, 38" M.  Ruffled honey tan brown, white area under gold beards, slight fragrance.  Arabian Tapestry x Role Model.  Cottage 1993
Your picture shows a red-brown iris with a violet area under the beard.   When mine bloomed it was much more honey.
So I went on-line to Google Images and typed iris + Boss Tweed.  It pulled up a mixture of tan and red-brown irises.  Mine looked like the honey-tan with white under the beard.  Yours looks like the red-brown with violet under the beard. 
Jan in Chatsworh 

Linda Hunt <nakihee@gmail.com> wrote:
Boss Tweed
McWherter  93

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