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Re: Latin Hideaway

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Latin Hideaway
  • From: Bill Shear <BILLS@hsc.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 08:31:52 -0700 (MST)

No experience with this specific variety, but I have found that if
winter-green irises are grown "leaner" than usual (that is in poorer soil
with less water) they bloom much more abundantly.  Such varieties are
especially likely to put on a show the spring following a very dry summer.

Perhaps this treatment mimics the Mediterranean environment from which
their ancestor came.

Bill Shear
Department of Biology
Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney VA 23943
(804)223-6172
FAX (804)223-6374
email<bills@hsc.edu>






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