Re: STARLIT VELVET, other clump formers?
Here I go again, bad mouthing another perfectly good iris, but I killed
Shipshape a long time ago -victim of 'iris abuse', fluctuating temperatures,
drought, weed eater spattered spores, or fescue grass. It never even managed
How about a good blue or blue lavender clumper tolerant of not being divided,
maybe about Victoria Falls color? She may not fall over here, but she
doesn't make a very good clump. Something that doesn't bloom too early....
Full Tide is kind of iffy here - usually tries to bloom but also usually
gets cold injury.
This old blue plicata seedling of Tom Parkhill's is a wonderful fast growing
clump forming iris that laughs at my rot problems. I think he ought to
introduce it, but he says he waited too long and now it is too 'old
fashioned'. Do people still introduce old fashioned iris? a la '60s and
Linda Mann firstname.lastname@example.org east Tennessee usa