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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)

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