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welcome and Awesome Blossom

  • Subject: [PHOTO] [iris-photos] welcome and Awesome Blossom
  • From: "Harold Peters" harold@directcon.net
  • Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 21:13:13 -0700
  • Importance: Normal

Welcome to the group. You will find several other AZ growers in the group who should be able to very specific advice. My experience in the California Central Valley is that afternoon shade would be the ideal. If the irises have to be in full sun, expect the foliage to be ragged and have burnt tips at the very least.
Since this in a photo oriented group,  I am included a photo of Awesome Blossom (Black, 2000). Size of the blossom is what makes it awesome.
Harold Peters
Beautiful View Iris Garden
2048 Hickok Road
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
harold@directcon.net  www.beautiful-view-iris.com
-----Original Message-----
From: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com [mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of KEITH MINEO
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 12:35 PM
To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Seedlings

Good Afternoon Everyone,
I want to introduce myself as a new member. My name is Keith. I just had a house built in Surprise/Phoenix, AZ. What zone is Phoenix in and what is  your advise to grow beatiful Irises in the Sonoran Desert climate?
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 8:55 AM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Seedlings

Betty, Colorado is Zone 4/5.  We usually get temps during stock show time, mid January to 10 to 20 below.   The seeds are out in the elements in pots from Oct to February when I put plastic over a little "A"  frame.  See attached photo.   I provide just enough heat to keep the nights above 40.  The seed starts germinating about two weeks after covering.
Bob in Denver
Iris4u Iris Garden 
-------------- Original message --------------
In a message dated 9/20/2005 7:34:46 A.M. Central Standard Time, iris4u2@comcast.net writes:
<<The seeds germinated in mid February 2005>>
Bob, what zone is CO?  Or were these in a greenhouse? 


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