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"Jurassic Park" the flower


If any of you are interested in gardening (I'm guessing very, very few...
but whatever), there is a bearded iris named "Jurassic Park." Here is a
website with some pictures.


I used to be a member of the American Iris Society and didn't realize
until today that this variety existed -- in fact, it was introduced way
back in 1995.

Hmm. I should have lobbied some grower to name an exceptionally large
flower to be introduced on T. rex's 100th anniversary. Rats, another
missed opportunity!  :-(


P.S.  For further floral fun, there is also an iris named "Starship
Enterprise," and I think it's much prettier. Go here to compare.