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Re: [iris talk] OT-PLANTS=Hostas

  • Subject: Re: [iris talk] OT-PLANTS=Hostas
  • From: dkramb@tso.cin.ix.net (Dennis Kramb)
  • Date: Mon, 8 Feb 1999 16:19:15 -0500

From:	dkramb@tso.cin.ix.net (Dennis Kramb)

><< And a hosta addiction is more expensive than iris. >>
>Thanks for the warning!  I wasn't interested in hostas until I moved to this
>small spot that has three large trees in front with seriously exposed roots.
>I had left over soil from the new iris beds and three landscaping circles left
>over from the earlier iris days.  There's no space for an addiction to take
>hold.  Famous last words!
>My iris addiction is still firmly in place, but I do like to have something in
>bloom from spring through fall frost.  With such a small space, I challenge
>myself to keep it filled with color without making the irises too angry!  LOL

That sounds like a good spot for something like Iris cristata, or Iris
verna, or Iris foetidissima!

Dennis Kramb; dkramb@tso.cin.ix.net
Cincinnati, Ohio USA; USDA Zone 6; AIS Region 6
Member of AIS, ASI, HIPS, RIS, SIGNA, SLI, & Miami Valley Iris Society
Primary Interests: ABs, REBs, LAs, Native Ohio SPEC and SPEC-X hybrids
(Check out my web page at http://home.fuse.net/dkramb/home.html)

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