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: Pot Culture (no, it's not what you think!)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Pot Culture (no, it's not what you think!)
  • From: Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan <randrcv@sierratel.com>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 15:00:30 -0700 (MST)

Sharon McAllister wrote:
> These should not be planted in hot
> weather and watered in -- that's a
> good recipe for rot.  The time to plant,
> whether in pots or in ground, is when
> the rhizomes have shown signs of
> breaking dormancy or similar ones
> in established beds have clearly =
> started their fall growth.

Sharon you are breaking your own rules.  "There are no absolutes!"  Here
in California I plant rhizomes in the hottest part of our summer(June,
July and August) and dump the water on them.  They are clumps by the
time they go into winter.  Go figure! :-)

Rick Tasco
Superstition Iris Gardens
Central California....Having a nice sunny break today, but guess what,
more storms tomorrow.  
Zone 8

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