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mikemade
Oct 14, 2013 10:39 AM CST
my wife's brother-in-law was Bill (Wm) Simon, a hybridizer during the late 80's and early 90's. I am trying to find his iris plants for a memorial garden. What is the best way to put out a call to try to locate these isir (mostly TB's). He has 41 named iris registered in his name.
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Paul2032
Oct 14, 2013 11:30 AM CST
Post this question on the iris forum and also on the iris forum on cubits. I remember his name and am trying to think of the iris.
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Bonehead
Oct 14, 2013 11:55 AM CST
Welcome to ATP, Mike, what a lovely idea you are working on. Good luck.
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lovemyhouse
Oct 14, 2013 12:29 PM CST
ATP shows 12 in the Iris database
http://garden.org/plants/group...[68]=William+simon&text[69]=&text[70]=&text[273]=&text[66]=&text[63]=&box_other[725]=&text[161]=&text[292]=&text[72]=&box_other[1370]=&box_other[1371]=&box_other[1372]=&box_other[1373]=&box_other[1374]=&box_other[1375]=&box_other[1376]=&box_other[1377]=&box_other[1378]=&box_other[1379]=&box_other[1380]=&box_other[1381]=&box_other[1382]=&box_other[1383]=&box_other[1384]=&box_other[1385]=&box_other[1386]=&box_other[1387]=&box_other[1388]=&box_other[1389]=&box_other[1390]=&box_other[1391]=&box_other[1392]=&select[2]=&select[4]=&select[186]=&text[5]=&text[290]=&text[291]=&text[6]=&box_other[652]=&box_other[789]=&box_other[790]=&box_other[41]=&box_other[42]=&box_other[43]=&box_other[728]=&box_other[77]=&box_other[81]=&box_other[82]=&box_other[83]=&box_other[84]=&box_other[85]=&box_other[90]=&box_other[648]=&box_other[111]=&box_other[108]=&box_other[996]=&text[195]=
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zuzu
Oct 14, 2013 1:08 PM CST
That link only goes to the general search page. Try typing Simon into the hybridizer box. You'll get 67 results. They should include all of his registered cultivars.
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lovemyhouse
Oct 14, 2013 2:17 PM CST
sorry, zuzu. thought it would pick up after the hybridizer search. thank you for correcting. Smiling
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woofie
Oct 14, 2013 2:32 PM CST
Mike, just in case you have a little trouble finding the right place to search by hybridizer, here is the link (I always have trouble finding these things myself!)
http://garden.org/plants/group...
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