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Re: HIST: POCAHONTAS, SWERTI, MADAME CHEREAU

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: HIST: POCAHONTAS, SWERTI, MADAME CHEREAU
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 11:28:08 -0600 (MDT)

> Another one I'm curious about is MADAME CHEREAU.  Does it always look as much
> like SWERTI as the picture in Maryott's catalog does?  If so, what are the
> distinguishing characteristics among these three?  I want to be sure I'm
> growing the right stuff.
> Mary Forte, Atascadero, CA  Zone 9
> 
	SWERTII is the curly one and the Madame is more tailored.  Last
year's OLD FARMERS' ALMANAC straightened that out for me.  Like Anner
said, POCAHONTAS should be more red violet than the other two, but soil
conditions do play a part in color nuances.

	Walter Moores
	Enid Lake, MS 7/8





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