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Re: Blyth Irises

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Blyth Irises
  • From: Chris Hollinshead <cris@netcom.ca>
  • Date: Fri, 1 May 1998 14:50:54 -0600 (MDT)

Walter A. Moores wrote:

>  ....comments on some Blyth varieties...
>         I had no problems with Blyth irises when I gardened in Texas
> because the soil is less acid and it is hot and dry like Australia, where
> the Blyth irises were hybridized.  Don't get me wrong. I love Blyth irises
> and when they bloom, I get a chance to smear their pollen on plants that
> like MS.

Chris writes:Walter and anyone else; have you had experience with growing the Blyth
TB variety TOWN CLOWN?
(B. Blyth 1988)
Would be interested in your comments.
Christopher Hollinshead
Mississauga, Ontario  Canada  zone6b
AIS(Region 16), CIS, SSI
Director-Canadian Iris Society
Newsletter Editor-Canadian Iris Society
e-mail:  cris@netcom.ca
CIS website:  http://www.netcom.ca/~cris/CIS.html

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