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Re: CULT: Growing tall bearded Iris in pots

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Growing tall bearded Iris in pots
  • From: "Mike Sutton" <suttons@lightspeed.net>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 09:01:48 -0700

it's much harder for an iris to survive in a pot anyway.  Just the fact that
they can is a testimony to their hardiness.  BTW not all CA climates are
moderate and costal.
Mike Sutton
Porterville, CA USA
USDA zone 8b
From 15 degrees in the winter to 115 in the summer

----- Original Message -----

>
>
> On 26 Jun 01, at 9:54, Glenn Grigg wrote:
>
> > I am amazed at all the discussions on iris-talk about growing tall
bearded
> > iris in pots in lieu of the earth. Do you all realize that you are
talking
> > about plants that 75 years age were used to stabilize erosion on ditch
> > banks. Yes they are much better looking flowers today, but how pretty
must
> > the flowers be 75 years from now when they will have to be grown in a
> > greenhouse.
> >



 

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