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Re: Re: Mama's Old Yellow

  • Subject: Re: Re: Mama's Old Yellow
  • From: "B.J. Vera" <bj@rapidan.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 15:46:02 -0400

Thank you so much and for the link also. Does this mean that it dates back to 1840?  

On May 22, 2008, at 12:28 PM, Jean Richter wrote:

I agree, 'Honorabile' (Lemon 1840) is a likely candidate.
There's a photo at:
(scroll down and click on the 'Honorabile' link)

in the windy SF bay area, zone 9

B.J. Vera wrote:
> This is the second iris I met in my younger days. It has been in my 
> parents' yards for over 50 years also. I just noticed last week that 
> it was blooming in the yard where my father was born in 1912 but have 
> no idea when it was planted, perhaps 60 years ago? Does anyone know 
> what might be her name?
> Thanks so much for your help.
> B.J. in VA

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