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Re: CULT:speaking of leaf spot


HI,

I plant tons of Moss Roses in my Iris beds.  No problem with the Iris, in
fact they grow better, and I think it may be because the Moss Rose leaves
give just a little shade but not so much and to hide the Rhizome.  Might
make the Rhizome just a tad cooler?  My Iris do better when I plant the bed
full of Moss Roses and the more the merrier.

See picture if I posted it.


Char Holte, New Berlin, WI (Near Milwaukee)
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patricia Wenham" <h.schinkep@verizon.net>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, April 10, 2004 9:02 PM
Subject: [iris] CULT:speaking of leaf spot


> Hello and Happy Easter all.
>
> Donald, I raise other flowers besides iris and my lily leaves would get
> leaf spot.  I was told that the spotting was caused by rain or
> sprinklers splashing the soil up on the leaves.  The soil was believed
> to harbor some virus that would infect the plants in it.  Another theory
> was that the soil had an over abundance of fertilizer or sprays that
> would injure the plant when it landed on it.  It was suggested that a
> ground cover be planted below the plants to keep this from happening.  I
> tried it and the ajuga I planted seemed to deter the leaf spot but
> strangled the plants!  Has anyone else heard anything like this?  It was
> probably 20 years ago that I heard this.
>
> Patti  USDA Zone 5 in arid, alkaline central WA State
>
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