At 07:41 AM 9/19/2004 -0400, Judy wrote: >Marco Polo Stuffano used to describe this color as "old lady's underdraws." >(? spelling) You have to be of a certain age, with a grandmother who wore >these cotton panties with legs. Think of closer fitting knit boxer shorts, >with a ribbed pattern, in a sort of bluish flesh pink. Years ago I got a call from a friend who wanted to give me some of his pink bearded iris. When I asked why he was getting rid of them, he told me it was because their color reminded him of the color of ladies' undergarments. Jim McKenney firstname.lastname@example.org Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where I was tempted to label my new pink iris Iris 'Bearded Pink Ladies'.