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Blyth irises (was Re: CHOCOLATE VANILLA

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Blyth irises (was Re: CHOCOLATE VANILLA
  • From: LMann76543@aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 04:51:41 -0700 (MST)

In a message dated 97-02-18 18:18:54 EST, you write:

>Several of Barry Blyth's seem to succumb over the winter. And,
>others are antsy to get started growing before winter is over and
>sometimes get zapped by the cold in March.  Does he live in a freeze-free
>area of Australia, and could his location-climate be the opposite of mine,
>hence the problem I have with tenderness in his irises?  I love the wild
>colorations he produces.
>	Someone who has been to Australia or knows about the climate where
>he hybridizes, please respond.	Walter Moores

Seems like somebody posted a while ago that he especially selects for drought
tolerance, which is important to most of his Australian customers.

Linda Mann lmann76543@aol.com east TN USA

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