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Re: Help with name and photo
  • Subject: Re: Help with name and photo
  • From: Jan Lauritzen <janicelauritzen@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 21:52:04 -0800 (PST)


Thanks, Adam.  My favorite part is the name - 'Ominous Stranger' - It is won of the best.

Jan in Chatsworth

From: Cordesview <cordesview@speednetllc.com>
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sat, November 13, 2010 6:22:10 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Help with name and photo


Oooo! that's great!

NICE photo, Jan.  Great capture of the spathes/bracts.  I have this cultivar, and *should* have remembered that I had a photo of it, too!  But I think it's on a negative, not a digital photo.  :-(

Thanks for posting!  I like it!


On Nov 12, 2010, at 2:03 PM, Jan Lauritzen wrote:


Bob, Here is the best one I know of.  'Ominous Stranger' Innerst 1993.  I posted this picture to the Wiki a couple of weeks ago because I thought it was a very distinctive feature to help ID this iris.

Hope this is what you are looking for.


From: Robert Pries <robertpries@embarqmail.com>
To: iris-photos <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Fri, November 12, 2010 5:42:38 AM
Subject: [iris-photos] Help with name and photo


Its bad to have poor recall but I trust the collective memory of this group can help me. I remember seeing TBs with purple bracts below their flowers but cannot remember the cultivar names. Does anyone know about these and have photos I could use in the Iris Encyclopedia? I know the species I. purpureobracteata has this character but I am looking for the TB hybrids that developed this independent of that species. Can anyone help?


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