Re: Spuria height
Bob Dickow writes:
> I bought a couple of spuria iris from Van Bourgondien.
> They are up now and doing well (varieties Butter Paddle
> and Eleanor Hill).
> The catalog listed these and several others as growing 18
> to 20 inches tall. Well, I didn't believe Van Bourgondien
> based on past experience with their catalog descriptions
> of various plants' habits, so I put them in places expecting
> maybe 4 or 5 foot heights.
I think you could about split the difference - the registration height for
both these cultivars is 38", which is about where the hybrid spurias I grow
seem to bloom here.
Jeff Walters in northern Utah (USDA Zone 4, Sunset Zone 2)