"Flowers of the Field"

Bob Kirk reikirk at ksu.edu
Thu Jun 8 21:50:41 EST 2000


>And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, 
>how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:
>And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not 
>arrayed like one of these.

   Having recently had occasion to pull out my tattered old Wyman's
Gardening Encyclopedia, I now recall him suggesting (on what authority I
have no idea) that this referred to the regelia and oncocyclus irises.







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