Re: Re: SPEC: I. foetidissima
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: SPEC: I. foetidissima
- From: Paul Tyerman <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 08:28:20 +1000
> Mine is in pretty dense shade on the east side of the house, where even
> without a dense canopy of trees, it would only get a few hours of
> I made the mistake of letting some seedling American elms
> stay where they sprouted, assuming Dutch elm disease would take them out
> The elms are approaching a foot
> addition, a storm last year twisted a big limb partially off one of them
> without killing it, and now that limb now droops down is draped over the
> Definitely dense shade.
If you're not getting any flowers then try lifting some of it and putting
it in a little less shade. Alternatively get rid of some of those elms
Worth a try at least. I'm not sure of its flowering in really dense shade,
so that would be the first thing I'd try.
Canberra, Australia. USDA equivalent - Zone 8
Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Lilium, Aroids, Irises
plus just about anything else that doesn't move!!!!!
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