Re: CULT: Diseased TB?
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Diseased TB?
- From: "Eleanor Cecchini" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 21:12:35 -0500
Does it look like these pics of scorch, BJ?
El, near Winnipeg
Manitoba, Canada Z3
From: Barbara-Jean (BJ) Jackson <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, June 25, 2001 10:38 AM
Subject: [iris-talk] CULT: Diseased TB?
>The affected iris is TB Helen Boehm (sp?). This is its third year in
>my garden and in the past two seasons it has performed well and
>increased. Last year it was beautiful. This year, however, it has
>not done well. It grew normally in early spring and then just
>stopped. The foliage began to turn a sick looking orangey/yellowish
>color starting at the top and working its way down the foliage and no
>bloom stalks formed. In order to find out what was happening, I dug
>it up and examined the roots and rhizome. Everything looked good, the
>rhizome was nice and plump with no soft spots in evidence. The roots
>appear to be healthy, too. Thinking it might be something in the soil
>I replanted it in another area where no iris has grown for a number of
>years. The roots have anchored it quickly in its new home but the
>leaf die back continues. Last night I cut the foliage back to the
>green which left very little of the green foliage left on the plant.
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