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As a comment about Species X Iris (Iris 'Ally Oops'), eclayne wrote:

Since receiving 9 or 10 fans in September 2012, I've been impressed with how robust this SPEC-X is. Last year the flowers emerged with a yellow ground that changed to a luminous white by day two. The clump has multiplied well and the new foliage really draws the eye with its mixture of new golden leaves and older green leaves, a trait shared with a presumed parent, I. pseudacorus. The registered height of 18 inches may be affected by culture because in my sandy loam I've noted the clump tops 3 feet.
Name: Leslie
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Lestv
Jun 5, 2014 1:43 PM CST
Thanks for your info. I have Ally Oops on order and I am thrilled to hear it is a good increaser!
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jun 6, 2014 2:51 PM CST

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Hi Leslie, Ally Oops has increased well like last year. I snapped a quick photo today (sorry for the poor quality) to mark the beginning of blooming and some of the bloom stalks and leaves are taller than 3 feet!
Thumb of 2014-06-06/eclayne/cfd83f
Evan

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