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Re: what's blooming?


thanks - for the genus too.  I was thinking Iris genus, but must be Iris
family, eh?
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, October 24, 2004 3:45 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] what's blooming?


> The botanical is Neomaricas longifolia.
>
>
> On Sunday, October 24, 2004, at 04:43 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
> > What is the species name for walking iris?
> > Kitty'
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, October 24, 2004 1:33 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] what's blooming?
> >
> >
> >> We have a few of the pink ones here too, Zem, but they don't seem as
> >> vigorous as the purples [ours are more purple than blue, although the
> >> dwarf ones seem to be more blue than purple]. Our walking iris is also
> >> in a pot, and I think we'll keep it there. Got enough things that want
> >> to mosey around the yard.
> >>
> >> On Sunday, October 24, 2004, at 02:19 PM, Zemuly@aol.com wrote:
> >>
> >>> In a message dated 10/24/2004 12:42:00 PM Central Standard Time,
> >>> jsinger@igc.org writes:
> >>>
> >>> Walking  iris is blooming [first time].
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I have that in a pot.  This year it didn't bloom (bloomed last year),
> >>> but
> >>> it's got babies on the ends of most leaves.  I've bent some to  pots
> >>> adjacent to
> >>> it, and the rest I'll snip later for repotting.  It must  be great in
> >>> the
> >>> ground where it can "walk" naturally.  The blooms are  beautiful.  My
> >>> blue
> >>> Mexican petunias are still blooming, but the pink ones  went to seed
> >>> a
> >>> while ago.
> >>> I've never had any of the stems root, they just  reseed each year.
> >>>
> >>> zem
> >>> zone 7
> >>> West TN
> >>>
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> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> Zone 10a
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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