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Re: SIB - True landscape Iris

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: SIB - True landscape Iris
  • From: rimat <terra@catskill.net>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 15:03:49 -0700 (MST)

> Dear John Coble,
> <<Siberian iris are the only iris that can be recommended to a landscaper for
> use in landscaping a perennial planting.>>
> >From the stand point of total plant (both flowering, foliage  & adaptablity)
> you are absolutely correct!!  If Iris pseudacorus has any floral beauty to it
> then it would be #1 !!!!  But it isn't!
> Robert Turley
> Lake Charles, LA
> zone 9a

I. Pseudacorus is gorgeous, filled with blooms, graceful in the breeze,
stays green all summer, reflects fabulously in the pond, and doesn't
give me a second's worth of trouble.  wish I could say that for the rest
of my flowers, other irises included.  Need I say more?  yes, it's #1.
Rima terra@catskill.net
upstate ny   zone 4

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