Margie, you're thinking of the Orris
iris. It's still used today to prepare
El, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2006 6:08
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Seedling
- APOLOGIES/Perfumed Seedling
Colleen, I once heard/or read that people
use to (and maybe still do) make perfume from iris roots/rhizomes.
I wonder if the roots - say from your highly perfumed seedling - would
be more desirable than those roots from irises that have no scent.
~ Margie V.