Irises forum: Arrowhead Alpines

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Name: Polly Kinsman
Hannibal, NY (Zone 6a)

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Dec 18, 2011 8:26 PM CST
Not sure what forum to post this in, but Bob Stewart, owner of Arrowhead Alpines has passed, after quite a long battle with cancer.

If anyone has read his catalogue, you know for sure he was an interesting, entertaining man.

I have purchased many of the species irises from Mr. Stewart, but certainly the catalogue carried much more than irises.

I was lucky to have had some conversations with Mr. Stewart about the species irises. What a knowledgeable man he was.

Flowers for Mr. Stewart in heaven.
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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Dec 19, 2011 3:25 AM CST

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I'm sorry to hear that. He was a truly eccentric and intriguing man. I loved the bizarre musings in his catalog.
Name: Cindi
Wichita, Kansas (Zone 7a)
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Dec 20, 2011 7:39 PM CST
That is sad. I too love reading his catalog. Will the nursery stay in business?
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