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Re: What causes 'washed out' iris color?

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] What causes 'washed out' iris color?
  • From: "Jennifer Taylor" <JenJoan43@peoplepc.com>
  • Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 18:29:00 -0500

I'm sorry to say I know very little about the Iris.  It was given to me.  It receives equal light to the entire plant.  I wonder if it's possible to force color as with Hydrangeas by adding a fertilizer or a rusted tin can in the dirt by the roots?

----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Robert Miles 
  To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 3:57 PM
  Subject: Re: [iris-talk] What causes 'washed out' iris color?

  What variety?

  Could it be that half the plant gets enough full sunlight
  to cause a color change, and the other half does not?

  What is the pattern of the color differences - both colors
  in the same flower, or in separate flowers?

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "jenjoan43" <JenJoan43@peoplepc.com>
  To: <iris-talk@yahoogroups.com>
  Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 9:43 PM
  Subject: [iris-talk] What causes 'washed out' iris color?

  > Hi.  I have some beautifully full iris' with really washed out, dull
  > dirty creamy colored flowers on one half of the plant.  The other
  > half of the plant has the same full iris's in brilliant yellow!  Why
  > is that?
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