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RE: Big Irises

Not us.  With the early bloom and continuing hot weather, TBs are
blooming shorter than usual -- SUPREME SULTAN is only about 36 inches.
EAGLE'S DELIGHT is blooming at the base.  Not only that but the height
of the same variety varies by as much as six inches from one clump to

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Steven & Sharlyn Rocha [SMTP:srocha@pacbell.net]
> Sent:	Tuesday, May 19, 1998 11:36 PM
> To:	Multiple recipients of list
> Subject:	TB: Big Irises
> Hello All,
> 	I had a bloom stalk of SCOONCHE (DeSantis'97) that was 54 inches
> tall from
> base to the top of the standards a month ago. Today I measured HILLTOP
> (Gaulter'90) and it is 58 inches from base to the top of the
> standards.
> They both receive full sun. Has anyone else had any monster sized
> irises
> this year?
> 					Steve in sunny San Diego
> Steven & Sharlyn Rocha
> President, San Diego/Imperial Co. Iris Society
> Region 15, Zone 9,  srocha@pacbell.net
> http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/7679

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