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Re: SPEC: I.virginica seed

Thanks, Dan, for the kind response. I've ordered a pack or two from SIGNA
(only one virginica), but I wanted to try the locals. Again, thanks for the
information! I'm off and running.
Jim Gibbons
Zone 8,
 excruciatingly hot and humid,
 Coastal Carolina

----- Original Message -----
From: Dan & Marilyn Mason <dmason@rainyriver.lakeheadu.ca>
To: <iris-talk@egroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2000 2:15 PM
Subject: Re: [iris-talk] SPEC: I.virginica seed

> August  07, Jim wrote:
> > I'm new to this, so please bear with me. Have collected some
> roadside seed that I think is I. virginica, though might be
> versicolor. Does it need to be stratified, or can it just be kept
> dry for planting out in the fall? >
> --------------------------
> Jim,
> I save I. Versicolor and Setosa seeds dry after collecting until
> planting in the fall. I assume I. Virginica seeds would be
> similar. I Virginica seeds are distributed dry through the SIGNA
> Seed Exchange.
> Once dry, keep the seeds in a cool, dry, dark, mouse-proof place.
> Dan Mason    zone 3, NW Ontario

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