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Re: SIB - True landscape Iris

>> > John Coble wrote:
>> > 
>> > <<Siberian iris are the only iris that can be recommended to a 
>landscaper for
>> > use in landscaping a perennial planting.>>
>> > 
>>>>Robert Turley replied:
>>>>From the stand point of total plant (both flowering, foliage  & 
>> > >you are absolutely correct!!  If Iris pseudacorus has any floral 
>>>>beauty to it
>> > >then it would be #1 !!!!  But it isn't!
>>Rima countered:
>> I. Pseudacorus is gorgeous, filled with blooms, graceful in the 
>> 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 
>> of my flowers, other irises included.  Need I say more?  yes, it's 
>> Rima terra@catskill.net
>> upstate ny   zone 4
>Walter agreed:
>	I would favor pseudacorus over Siberian too, Rima.  
>	Walter Moores
>	Enid Lake, MS 7/8

Me, too, Rima and Walter!  I also think JI, LI, and bearded are good
landscape plants for this portion of the country, especially with
appropriate companions.

Lynn Woosley
Marietta, GA
USDA Zone 8

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