Re: Error Condition Re: I. reticulata "Harmony" question
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- Subject: Re: Error Condition Re: I. reticulata "Harmony" question
- From: telp@Rt66.com (Tom Tadfor Little)
- Date: Wed, 5 Jun 96 22:21:57 MDT
>Date: Wed, 05 Jun 96 11:07:52 EST
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>Subject: Re: Error Condition Re: I. reticulata "Harmony" question
> Our company is in the process of switching from firstname.lastname@example.org to
> email@example.com, which is why my initial request to join your group was
> rejected. They should fix this in the next week or so; meanwhile,
> would you mind posting the following message for me? Sorry for the
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> I am new to this group, and new to the wonderful world of iris
> growing. I have a beginner's question:
> I have a nice sunny (partial afternoon shade), well drained slope in
> my yard in Northern Virginia. I'd like to plant an iris which will
> spread, but which will remain low so as not to block the very low
> windows of my house.
> I just received a White Flower Farm catalog and saw a bulb called I.
> reticulata "Harmony" which is only 6 inches tall and seems to meet my
> growing conditions. Has anybody tried this? Any comments? I was
> unaware that there were irises which grew from bulbs. Any
> advantage/disadvantage to bulbs, rather than rhizomes? (or is this
> considered an "imitation" iris?)
> I'd love to hear any other recommendations for a nice, easy to grow,
> low (up to 15" or so) iris. Meanwhile, I'll keep soaking up all the
> wonderful news and info you send out!
> Thank you!!
> Karin Richardson, Oakton, VA
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