Cult I. Minutaurea
I have found some I. Minutaurea and have some questions hopefully someone can
WOI refers to it as I. Minutoaurea and I. MINUTO-AUREA (pgs. 27 & 291 respectively)
Hortus 3d and another source, cited by the supplier, refer to it a I. Minutaurea.
I am a complete novice on taxonomy, and would like to know which is proper.
The supplier recommends a well drained, gravelly soil, and says the I. M. will
stand a lot of sun (at least in OR)
WOI mentions its popularity in Japanese tray landscape gardens, requiring a
rather heavy clay soil, never too dry or too wet, and frequent mild feeding.
Anybody have any other references to it, or successful experience with it?
I found an internet reference to I.M. in the rare plant auction of the New
England chapter of NARGS and hope I can find someone there to help as well.
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