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CULT: Best iris

From: Cathycampi@aol.com

   We live on a standard city lot with 26 trees (read shady). Soil is heavy 
clay with lots of rocks and roots. El nina's effect has been an average daily 
temperature 7 degrees below normal.

Skating Party : Chopped into tiny pieces by cultivation, it yielded 40 fans 
and enough blooms to look like a white hedge in 18 months.

Best rebloomers : Feedback then Boomarang.

Best color : Double Agent, then Persian Berry,Color Brite,Red At Night,and 
Varga Girl

Best overall growth,bloom and increase:Color Splash, Creative Stitchery, 
Edith Wolford, Hilltop View, Moomba, Secret Melodies, Victoria Falls

Best historic: San Francisco

Most promising:  Violet Music, arrived Halloween.potted in a 4" pot,it has a 
6 "stalk with 1 bloom showing color ! Shirlee arrived in August and has a 
stalk with 5 blooms showing color.

Not-the-best: Fringe of Gold bloomed out. Witches Wand and Witches Sabbath 
one bloom in three years.

Zone 7/8, San Jose Ca., between John Jones and Marriotts
Cathy, Lois amd Michael
Temps 46 to 70

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