Re: SPEC: CULT: I. foetidissima
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] SPEC: CULT: I. foetidissima
- From: Dennis Kramb <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2001 09:46:21 -0400
>I have the species and the variegated foliage forms of this plant and they
>just don't multiply. They are in beds with I. tectorum (shade) and
>Louisianas (sun), both of which grow like crazy. They bloom but have very,
>very little increase. Any suggestions?
I'm growing a bunch of different ones (mostly from seed) and they are
all slow to increase compared to other irises. They are in dappled
shade most of the day with maybe 2 hours of full sun in
mid-afternoon. I get from 1-3 increases per year. Do you let yours
go to seed? That might slow them down.
Dennis Kramb; email@example.com
Cincinnati, Ohio USA; USDA Zone 6
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