Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)
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- Subject: Re: Selling flowers (was Transplanting ?)
- From: John I Jones <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 14:40:24 -0700 (MST)
Amy Rupp wrote:
> If one did cut their TB blooms for sale, would it affect the mother
> clump? I know that one a rhizome has bloomed it will not bloom again
> and instead must offset in order to continue the clump, but was
> wondering if prematurely harvesting the bloom would affect this process.
> I am assuming that the fan foliage would be left in place.
I routinely cut my iris. Since I can't take my computer into the garden,
I have to bring my garden(at least part of it) to my computer. I have
noticed no difference in the development of clumps of the same cv
whether or not I cut the flower. Yes, leave as much fan in place as
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