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CULT: stalk height was Bloom Report

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: CULT: stalk height was Bloom Report
  • From: "william b. cook" <billc@atlantic.net>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Jun 1998 20:31:21 -0600 (MDT)

> I have decided that weather is a signficant determinant of height.  With
> iris bloom about three weeks early for us, about half the TBs bloomed
> their normal height with weaker stalks and some with fewer branches and
> bud count.
     You are correct.  Some varieties are more prone to this than are
others.  When I lived in Kentucky, I noticed that late freezes, or in rare
instances, drought resulted in much shorter than normal bloom on the TB

Mark A. Cook
Dunnellon, Florida.	[White African Irises blooming nicely.]

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