Re: Hardiness Testing
I know this is probably to be considered as very rude, but I would like
to be taken off of this list. I have tried MANY times to send to be
taken off the list and the mail is always sent back. For some reason I
also can not send mail right now unless it is a reply, so I apologize for
the interuption of this subject.
Thank you and good luck to you all,
> In a message dated 96-11-25 22:36:54 EST, you write:
> John Jones said
> >While we are here, next year will be the first year that I will be
> >making notes on what goes on in my iris garden. So what are the
> >important things to note? My first cut.
> >When it blooms
> I will be trying to keep track of
> Timing of growth initiation - or maybe foliage damaged the most by late
> Cold tolerance of terminal fan - not sure exactly how to do this, other than
> to notice if it aborts
> Whether or not having dirt piled on top of the rhizome over winter helped
> keep terminal alive
> Stunting of flower stalks (relationship to cold and lack of rain)
> Sensitivity to drought and heat - ?dead foliage?
> Sensitivity to rain and heat - rot and foliage disease?
> This is Eyore's list - I need to do a Pollyanna list too -
> Number of blooms, duration of bloom on one stalk and one clump
> Color impact from a distance
> Complexity of color up close
> 'Happy sigh' effect on the grower
> Hmm - Eyore's list seems to have more to do with hardiness than Pollyanna's
> Linda Mann email@example.com east TN USA