hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

RE: Iris lacustris

I'm sending a photo of Iris lacustris. This is a crested iris that is native
to Michigan and to southern Ontario, Canada. It is related to Iris cristata.
It has flowers about 3/4-1" across and the stalk is about 3-4" tall. It grows
close to the shores of the Great Lakes where there is moisture in the air yet
needs to be in well drained soil, seemingly prefers sand but I have seen it in
loam. It is always found in shaded or semi-shaded areas. Around Georgian Bay
in Ontario it blooms the end of May. It is found in large patches. I have seen
patches about 5' across and about 50' in length. The rhizomes are very tiny.
About 1/16" with enlarged nodules about 1/8". The foliage dies out in winter
so that all you have is the very tiny roots. 

Get your own FREE, personal Netscape WebMail account today at http://webmail.netscape.com.

Your high school sweetheart-where is he now?  With 4.4 million alumni
already registered at Classmates.com, there's a good chance you'll
find her here. Visit your online high school class reunion at:

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index