RE: CULT: Blyth intros?
CHINESE TREASURE is doing very well. It struggled a bit the first year.
The only other Blyth I grew was MAGHAREE. Beautiful iris. But it
rotted out the second or third year.
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> From: Linda Mann [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, February 07, 1998 11:21 AM
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> Subject: CULT: Blyth intros?
> Last year, Walter Moore's posted performance in his Mississippi garden
> of several of those gorgeous Blyth introductions. While stuck here in
> the 3 day power outage (!!), I've been memorizing the 1998 Keppel
> catalog (the only one I have so far). Only one of the Blyth cultivars
> Walter mentioned is listed, so I was wondering if Walter or any other
> folks in the southeastern freeze/thaw, flood/drought, heat, humidity,
> rot, and death belt have some performance data points on additional
> Blyth cultivars they would share with the list.
> EURYTHMIC is still cheerfully growing in a pot on my windowsill in an
> unheated room, only watered occasionally when I remember and can fight
> my way through all the junk to get to it.
> The cultivars Walter told us about were AFFAIRE, BEACH GIRL, BEHOLD A
> LADY, CHOCOLATE VANILLA, CHINESE EMPRESS, CHINESE TREASURE, CRIMSON
> SNOW, ELECTRIQUE, ENGLISH CHARM, EURYTHMIC, GALLAND ROGUE, GREEN &
> GIFTED, HE MAN, LIGHT BEAM, LIPSTICK LIES, MAGHAREE, MOOMBA, PIPER'S
> FLUTE, REMBRANDT MAGIC, TOMORROW'S CHILD, TOUCH OF BRONZE, WITCH'S
> and WITCHING. Check the archives for what he said about them -
> the subject was Blyth.
> Linda Mann east Tennessee USA
> snow zone, for a change.