hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)
  • From: John I Jones <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 10:20:42 -0700 (MST)

Nicki Shay wrote:
> Thank you Kathy for sharing  information.  It helps to give me an idea of
> a fair price to charge for a stem of bearded iris.  Perhaps this is a
> silly question to you and the rest on the list, but I am wondering if
> bearded iris can be grown in a large pot inside of an unheated green
> house.  Will they prosper and bloom?  I had never thought of that before
> - but since our weather is something else to deal with - rain, rain and
> more rain, and rot that follows, I thought maybe the special ones could
> be protected and grown in the covered area.
I think the only question is how long do you want to go before
replanting and how big a pot do you have? TB root structure is not
particularily deep but does get wide. I have some pots that are 2'
across and 10-12" deep that I am going to use for moveable clumps.

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.

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index