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Re: New garden

On Sat, 23 Nov 1996, Christopher Hollinshead wrote:

> Perhaps you could plant some bulbous iris types now, such as Iris
> danfordiae or Iris reticulata which are very, very early blooming little
> iris. Real harbingers of spring! Try some daffodils and tulips of
> various types too, and then line out some of the "regular" rhizomous
> iris later next season. (like tall bearded, standard dwarf bearded etc.,
> etc..)

	The etc. of course includes a couple of Siberians or other clean-
	shaven iris. If one is looking for landscaping plants especially
	in a new garden try Siberians - they are "regular" rhizomous irises,
	too....and they are so reliable.

	Staten Island sounds great for SIs - cold enough and a high water
	 table  - they would love it....

	Ellen Gallagher
	Lancaster, New Hampshire, USA
	Zone 3a
	AIS, CIS - Siberians, Medians, Japanese, Dwarfs and species iris

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