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Re: CULT: Iris tridentata.

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: CULT: Iris tridentata.
  • From: "william b. cook" <billc@atlantic.net>
  • Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 20:39:07 -0600 (MDT)

> I would fertilize I. tridentata VERY little, if at all. If you must,
> Miracid is probably your best bet,since it is native to NC/Georgia,
> where the soil is acidic. I have a white tridentata and a violet one (I
> think--it has never bloomed) growing side by side in well-drained sandy
> loam. The white is a creamy color and quite vigorous, with over 30
> bloomstalks. The only special treatment that it receives is irrigation
> in the summer. Good luck.

     The Iris tridentata I have is the violet one.  I have one bloom stalk
coming up on one of the pieces.  The time I did fertilize it, I used
Miracid.  Thanks for the information.

Mark A. Cook
Dunnellon, Florida.  

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