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Re: CULT: Is this pineappling?

  • Subject: [PHOTO] Re: [iris-photos] CULT: Is this pineappling?
  • From: "Francesca Thoolen" arilpums@comcast.net
  • Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 10:30:19 -0700

Is the word you are thinking of Proliferation? This is what they use in hemerocallis (daylilies).
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 7:00 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] CULT: Is this pineappling?

That has happened occasionally here.  There is a term for it but I can't remember off-hand.  Each of those joints will actually send out roots and you can plant them.  the will grow and be clones of the mother rhizome.  wish i could remember the term, I want to say florabunda or floriferation...something like that.  very uncommon. 
Mike Sutton
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2005 6:56 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] CULT: Is this pineappling?

Never had this happen before.  Only 2 seedlings from this cross (my pinkish NOID X Sostenique) Both are trying to maiden bloom in mid-90s heat with no rain.  A slew of tiny little buds and zig-zag branches on both.  Should I compost them?  Cut off these stalks?  What is the chance they will perform normally in future years?
Mary Lou, near Indianapolis, Z5

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