I'll bet that snow hardly even slows them down. Ice or plain hoar
frost would probably be worse. The water table will probably be of
more benefit than the snow is harmful. You'll likely have a good
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ann Conway" <amconway@...> wrote:
> Remember how I said the irises are coming up? Well, today we got
over a foot of snow! I made that happen when I cleaned up my beds and
bagged the leaves that I cover them with for the winter-I should
appologise to the city! Half melted already but humph! Oh well, good
for the water table. 2 weeks ago there was a fire ban it was so dry!
> Ann Conway
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: eroctuse2
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> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 5:59 PM
> Subject: [iris-photos] Re: AB: shoe brown seedling
> That's a gorgeous seedling Donald. I'm almost as determined to
> chocolate brown iris as I am to see an emerald green. Having just
> started my attempts at hybridizing it will be a while before I
> anything like that, but I sure like looking at yours.
> Thank-you for sharing these. I got your message about the other
> seedling and I'm very excited about that. Thank-you for keeping
> I'm expecting several AB blooms this year and I'll be sure to
> them especially now that I know you'll be holed up from the heat
> they should be in bloom. I only have a few so far, and I've only
> seen 'Oyez' in person, but several of my newer plants have the
> fan formations for blooms.
> Now that more of my plants are waking up, I think this is going
> a very good year in my garden. I already thought it would be
> but the more growth they show the more fans I expect to bloom.
> hope we don't get another hard freeze like last year because this
> should be my garden's best year yet (just in time to move the
> thing to
> the new property).
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