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  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] TB: QUEEN DOROTHY
  • From: "Sandra Barss" bardraj@hotmail.com
  • Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 10:54:56 -0600

Hi Laurie

You look like you get the same weather patterns as we do in Manitoba.
We have had our coldest October since sometime in the 1800's as well.


>From: laurief <laurief@paulbunyan.net>
>Reply-To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
>To: "iris-photos" <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
>Subject: [iris-photos] TB: QUEEN DOROTHY
>Date: Sat, 2 Nov 02 07:38:25 -0600
>QUEEN DOROTHY bloomed for me for the first time this spring since
>planting a couple years ago.  She tried to rebloom this fall, too, and
>probably would have made it if we hadn't had the third coldest Oct in MN
>history.  Unfortunately, her rebloom stalks were frozen out.  :-(
>Spring bloom provided an interesting variation in flowers on the two
>stalks she produced.  As you will see, some blooms were only delicately
>stitched and colored, while others displayed much stronger plicata
>markings. These variable patterns appeared on flowers on the same stalk.
>QUEEN DOROTHY (E. Hall, 1984) TB, 29 1/2", E-M & RE (rebloom reported in
>AL, AR, CA, DC, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE,
>NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, Ont., Holland, zones
>4-9). S. white with 1/2" mid-violet edge; F. white with 3/8" mid-violet
>edge; yellow beard tipped white; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance
>USDA zone 3b, AHS zone 4 - northern MN
>clay soil
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