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Re: CULT: "bits" of rhizome?

From: "John I. Jones" <nospam@mallorn.com>

Tammy King wrote:
> I just had to share this, as it has me in total awe...a few weeks ago, I was
> trimming some rhizomes, little bits and pieces that looked kinda scraggly,
> so I just broke them off, and tossed them in a pot that had some old dirt in
> it that had been lying around for umpteen years. Well, those little bits and
> pieces have now decided to produce leaf fans!!! I think I threw about 10 or
> 12 of these bits into that pot, thinking I'd throw it out "one of these
> days", but not anymore....too bad I don't remember what I "tossed"...LOL.

I threw some "pieces" on the compost pile last year. Right on top, no
water, no care, no nothing and guess what... Fans and blooms this year.
Iris are amazingly  hardy..

John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

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