RE: SPEC: hybrids of I. versicolor
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- Subject: RE: SPEC: hybrids of I. versicolor
- From: ernie henson <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 13:51:24 -0600 (MDT)
At 09:34 AM 6/1/98 -0600, you wrote:
>Ian Efford will be coming over to give us his opinion on the pseudacorus
>X versicolor (note spelling!). The blooms opened on the weekend. They
>are yellow with a brown spot and brown veins. My pseudacorus has only
>the brown spot. Are there any pseudacorus that also have brown veins?
>The plant is also about a foot taller than pseudacorus. Could the veins
>and plant height be versicolor influence?
>We also have what is labelled hookerianaXversicolor (it is really hard
>not to put in that "u"). The bloom is definitely versicolor but the
>leaves and plant habits seem to be hookeriana. The stalks lean out from
>the clump and are arching. Leaves cover the short stem before the
>bloom. There are about 3 or 4 long branches. Any thoughts?
>These clumps are ready to be divided, so I am trying to verify what they
>are before I share them.
>Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)
>Maurine...Redbud Lane Iris Garden (Melody & Jerry Wilhoit) l998 Catalog
I.PSEUDACORUS 'DARK VEINED' ...yellow flowers veined gray-brown, will grow
in standing water or regular garden soil, from England.
(I have never seen one that is veined, either...Ann Henson)