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Re: Iris in Pots

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Iris in Pots
  • From: "robert stewart" <crusher4@wnclink.com>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2001 21:50:39 -0400


Would a cold frame work well in zone 7 with iris in pots.  Thanks for info.
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: RYFigge@aol.com 
  To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 9:19 PM
  Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Iris in Pots

  Laetitia, you don't say what State you are in!  Zone 5 can be fairly cold!  I 
  contacted a friend who had kept potted irises over a winter in zone6//7 and 
  one year it was very cold and she lost 90% -- another year it was fairly warm 
  for winter and everything was fine.  BUT remember that most garages are 
  usually dark, and you would need some lights for the irises, also water 
  occasionally -- a cold frame would be better, and the idea of "planting" the 
  pots in the ground is a good one, and then mulch around the pots --not he 
  irises.  Good luck!  Rosalie nr Baltimore zone 7 with rain, the remnants of 
  Allison -- ryfigge@aol.com

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