Re: SPE - iris dichotoma
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- Subject: Re: SPE - iris dichotoma
- From: ECPep@aol.com
- Date: Thu, 5 Feb 1998 21:27:56 -0700 (MST)
In a message dated 98-02-05 22:06:22 EST, you write:
<< Iris dichotoma or more properly Pardanthopsis dichotoma is hardy to
zone 4 if good drainage exists.According to Jim Waddick's book " Iris
of China" this irid grows as far north as Mongolia and Eastern Siberia
I grow it on thin soil over limestone with no additional water or
fertilizer. It blooms well every year.
Jim Murrain >>
Does your dichotoma set seed. If not what is your source? Mine came from the
SIGNA list and before I found that I had looked for years.
Do you start the plants indoors? From collected seed?
I think I need to pay more attention to the pH. I live in a naturally acid
East Nassau, NY
zone 4 - Berkshire area