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CULT: Potted Irises in Florida.

  • Subject: CULT: Potted Irises in Florida.
  • From: BigAlligator@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 21:53:41 EST

In a message dated 1/28/02 9:42:56 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
crusher4@wnclink.com writes:

<< Could the pots of iris be put in a raised bed  with soil up to the rims in 
Florida.  Do you think they would do well.  Be less watering that way.  >>

     I am not sure this would work here, since Irises don't like our soil 
that well.  What I have done is use Krylon paint to spray paint the pots 
white, so they don't get as hot.  Irises are not water hogs, but I do give 
them a bit extra when buds form in dry weather.

Mark A. Cook
Dunnellon, Florida      [USDA Zone 8b]

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