Re: TB: Slow Blacks
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] TB: Slow Blacks
- From: "wmoores" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 14:48:59 -0500
- Priority: normal
On 19 Jun 01, at 8:52, Arnold Koekkoek wrote:
> For a good-growing black iris, I think it is hard to beat SUPERSTITION.
> Others may be blacker but for good growing give me this one. Arnold
I should have stated recent blacks that are what I call 'soot black.' None of
of recent vintage do well here, and when BEFORE THE STORM passed from
the garden, I didn't bother to replace it because it was such a
struggle keeping it going. Its children are struggling now.
Yes, SUPERSTITION is still a dandy, but it is not as black as the soot blacks.
Responding to Jeff Walters:
TOM JOHNSON's beard is more yellow than orange in my soil and the violet
is not as dark as the picture.
Responding to Mike Sutton:
Maybe I should order BYE BYE BLACKBIRD from you.
Why can't blacks grow like LET'S BOOGIE OR BRAZILIAN HOLIDAY?
Enid Lake, MS USA 7/8
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