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RE: Black Stem

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: Black Stem
  • From: "Mark, Maureen" <MARKM@tc.gc.ca>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 07:28:23 -0600 (MDT)

Jan, I grow Gerald Darby alongside the Siberians.  It does very well.

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)

> ----------
> From: 	Jan Clark[SMTP:janclarx@hotmail.com]
> Reply To: 	iris-l@rt66.com
> Sent: 	Sunday, May 31, 1998 7:09 PM
> To: 	Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: 	Re: Black Stem
> >I grew X Robusta "Gerald Darby" for many years and it is something
> you 
> will want to have in your collection of black stemmed irises. It is 
> deciduous and in the spring will put up leaves tinged with purple.
> When 
> bloom time comes, gracefully curved stems are a dark purple (looks
> black 
> at a distance) with blue-lavender flowers. Very vigorous grower. 
> Barry Blyth has this iris listed in his catalogue as (I.versicolor x 
> I.virginica). Is this correct? I know very little about species and 
> their crosses, but this looks and sounds interesting. He claims that
> it 
> will do well in water, or a normal garden bed.
> Jan Clark, in Australia
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