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Re: LA: shipping procedure

Hi Bill

We're found La to be fairly unkillable, so long as the as kept damp. We just
wrap in damp newspaper, and then put that in a small plastic bag so that the
leaves poke out the top. Very rarely get any complaints of death following

Colleen Modra
Adelaide Hills
South Australia  Zone 8/9


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Wells" <wells@train.missouri.org>
To: "iris-talk" <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2003 6:28 AM
Subject: [iris] LA: shipping procedure

> How should LAs be prepared for shipment through the mail? I know that
> bearded iris can withstand being out of the ground for extended periods,
> so shipping bare root is not much of a problem for them, but I wonder
> about LAs. Should one attempt to keep their roots moist during shipment
> and advise recipient to plant quickly and water well?
> Any advice would be appreciated.
> Bill Wells (southern MO)
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