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Wait One, Multiple Stalks???

CEMahan@aol.com wrote:
> BEVERLY SILLS and EDITH WOLFORD are very beautiful, but my experience, and
> the experience of some other irisarians I know, has been that they are
> examples of cultivars which will do well only every two or three years.  In
> the years they give good performance they tend for me to give exceptionally
> wonderful performance, blooming on every rhizome, and sometimes giving more
> than one stalk per rhizome.

WHOA! Granted I am a novice by comparison, but in all the threads on
growth habits etc, I don't remember ever hearing about multiple stalks
out of a single rhizome. Clarence I don't doubt your veracity, but does
this happen often? Do both stalks grow at the same time or follow one
another. Has it happened on many CVs.

So, is anyone triskaidekaphobic ???

On 13 Dec  in -
1577 - five ships commanded by Sir Francis Drake embarked on Drake's
famous circumnavigation of the globe, a journey that took almost three

1621, The first furs are exported from the U.S. to Great Britain.

1809 - The first abdominal surgical procedure was performed - in
Danville, Kentucky. The patient was Jane Todd Crawford and the operation
was performed without the aid of an anesthetic. However, during the
operation, Ms. Crawford did say, "Eeeeeeeeeee

1903 - Italo Marcioni patents the ice cream cone ... in New Jersey.

and at the top of the charts in:
1957 - At the Hop - Danny and The Juniors

Born on this day in:
1835 - Phillips Brooks - Author, Composer, Clergyman, the American
Episcopal bishop who wrote the words to "O Little Town of Bethlehem."


John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

John Jones, jijones@ix.netcom.com
Fremont CA, USDA zone 8/9 (coastal, bay) 
Max high 95F/35C, Min Low 28F/-2C average 10 days each
Heavy clay base for my raised beds.

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